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Blackpool Social Work and Safeguarding ServiceProcedures Manual



January 2023

CAPTION: January 2023
Updated Chapters
Chapter Name Details

Aftercare under Section 117 of the Mental Health Act 1983

This chapter has been amended to refer to Guidance issued by the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman and the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman.

Blackpool Council Children Looked After and Care Leavers Sufficiency Statement

This document has been updated.

Remands to Local Authority Accommodation or to Youth Detention Accommodation

This chapter has been amended in line with the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022.

Looked After Children and Young People in Contact with Youth Justice Services

Section 2, Looked After Children who are Arrested has been updated in relation to appropriate adults. The chapter was also revised throughout in line with local procedures.

Next Update: July 2023


2022 Amendments

2021 Amendments

2020 Amendments

2019 Amendments

2018 Amendments

2017 Amendments

(Please note these archived amendments reflect a previous version of the manual).

2016 Amendments

2015 Amendments

2014 Amendments