The aim of the project is to achieve further progress in the Adoption services we offer, and to achieve earlier permanence and improved outcomes for children in the care system in Kent.
‘Facing the Challenge’ has identified adoption as a service to be considered for Phase 2 of the Transformation Programme. The proposal to establish a Voluntary Adoption Agency will follow the principles of service redesign outlined within the Facing the Challenge programme.
The decision relates to Corporate Objectives as it will be a key part of the Council’s aim to ensure that every child has the best start in life
Decision type: Non-key
Decision status: Abandoned
Division affected: (All Division);
Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/12/2014
Department: Social Care, Health & Wellbeing
Contact: Charlotte Walker, Commissioning Officer, Strategic Commissioning 03000 416804 Email: email@example.com.
This issue will be discussed by the Children’s Social Care and Health Cabinet Committee on 20 January 2015.
The item will be further considered by the Children’s Social Care and Health Cabinet Committee in January 2016
Financial implications: Charlotte Walker Commissioning Officer 03000 416804 firstname.lastname@example.org
Legal implications: 15/00004
Equalities implications: Financial Implications: These are being established as part of the feasibility work. The value will be over £1m. Legal Implications: These are being established as part of the feasibility work. Legal Services will be involved in the drawing up of any contract between the Council and any external parties. Equality Implications: A full Equality Impact Assessment will be undertaken in relation to this proposed decision. The Facing the Challenge work has identified the Adoption Service as a service to potentially be considered as part of the 0 – 25 Services Transformation Programme Phase 2