AFA Scotland Practice Update 01 - moving children during covid

The reintroduction of tighter restrictions has once again complicated the position for social workers and others making decisions about whether a child should move between households, for example to progress plans to move to an agreed permanent placement. Emergency legislation and guidance do not provide detailed instructions about how to manage the complexities involved. Although social workers are unable to refer to any definitive set of rules, and must make decisions on the individual circumstances in each case, we do at least have the benefit of the experience of managing similar situations in earlier stages of the pandemic.  To view this practice update, please click here


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