Decision details

Looked After Children Placements

Decision Maker: Social & Health Care Overview & Scrutiny Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


For Members to review the policy for arranging and managing unregistered and unregulated placements when required in exceptional circumstances.


A presentation was provided by the Senior Manager (Children and Workforce) which covered the range of settings that looked after children were supported and the bespoke arrangements that were put in place for children with more complex needs.


Following the presentation, officers responded to questions that were raised by Members.


The recommendations, as amended, were moved by Councillor Buckley and seconded by Councillor Mackie.




(a)       That the Committee is assured of the approach in the arrangements to support looked after children; and


(b)       That a further Part 2 report is presented to the Committee with the outcome of the review and impact on the Flintshire County Council local policy practice at a future date.

Report author: Emma Cater

Publication date: 27/04/2023

Date of decision: 27/04/2023

Decided at meeting: 27/04/2023 - Social & Health Care Overview & Scrutiny Committee

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