Tag: child-sensitive records

What’s been done – December 2009 to February 2010

Implementation of the Information Sharing Guidelines is going well with Nunkuwarrin Yunti, DECS, DFC, SA Health and UnitingCare Wesley Adelaide in the training and induction phase for staff.  The second stage agencies, Australian Red Cross, Centacare and the government agencies under the umbrella of the Department of Justice, are preparing their procedures. The Guardian’s 2008-09 Annual Report was Read More …

Participation of children and young people in decisions made about their care – guide to good practice

This guide to good practice is intended to encourage adults who are making decisions about children’s and young people’s care to work with them on those decisions.  This is not just about children’s rights, though that is clear, but about making good decisions.  Good decisions are not absolute and we do not have perfect foresight Read More …

Child-sensitive records checklist

This checklist can help workers and their agencies ensure that case records and reports produced about a child or young person are child-centred and child-sensitive. It is based on what young people have told the Office of the Guardian  about what information they think should be recorded and how it should be recorded. The  Child-sensitive records checklist can Read More …