Children in Need

Children subject to Child Protection Plan

Children subject to Supervision Orders

Children subject to Care Orders

Children subject to Care Orders (subject to Placement With Parent Regulations (PWP))

1. Status of Child

Parent(s) has full parental responsibility

Parent(s) has full parental responsibility

Parent(s) has full parental responsibility

Looked after child  - LA shares Parental Responsibility with parent(s) 

Looked after child  - LA shares Parental Responsibility with parent(s)

2. Duration of order

Not applicable

Child subject to a multi-agency CIN Plan

Not applicable

Child subject to multi-agency CP Plan

12 months

LA would need to apply for further Supervision Order if appropriate

Ceases when child reaches 18 unless revoked by the court earlier 

Ceases when child reaches 18 unless revoked by the court earlier 

LA can terminate PWP Regulations agreement 

3. medical treatment

Parent(s) give consent

Parent(s) give consent

Parent(s) give consent

Local Authority and Parent(s) both give consent

Local Authority and Parent(s) give consent

4. Voluntary accommodation under S20 of CA (1989)

Parent(s) give consent

Parent(s) give consent

Parent(s) give consent

Not applicable

Not applicable

5. Discharge from voluntary accommodation

Parent(s) give consent

Parent(s) give consent

Parent(s) give consent

Not applicable

Not applicable

6. KMC Visiting requirements

Once every 4 weeks (unless manager determines visits should be greater)

Once every 4 weeks (unless manager determines visits should be greater)

Once every 4 weeks (unless manager determines visits should be greater)

First week of placement, once every 4 weeks for first 12 months and then 3 monthly thereafter. Visits may be more frequent if unstable placement. 

First week of placement, once every 4 weeks for first 12 months and then 3 monthly thereafter

7. Meetings by professionals

Monthly CIN meetings

Six weekly Core Group Meetings 

Monthly CIN Meetings

Not applicable

Not applicable

8. KMC Reviews

3 months after CIN Plan and then 6 monthly for duration of CIN Plan

3 months after CP Plan and then 6 monthly for duration of CP Plan

3 months after Supervision Order made and then 6 monthly thereafter for duration of SO

3 months after Care Order made and then 6 monthly for duration of Care Order 

3 months after Care Order made and then 6 monthly for duration of Care Order 

9. Financial Support

Parent(s) responsibility

Parent(s) responsibility

Parent(s) responsibility

Local Authority responsibility (foster carer payments & residential placements)

Parental responsibility if placed at home under Placement with Parent Regulations 

Parent(s) responsibility (LA will support as required)