Case Law

Out-of-area placements: guide to the law

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Introduction

By Ed Mitchell This quick guide forms part of Community Care Inform’s working with disabled children knowledge and practice hub. Contents Introduction Approval process for out-of-area placements Additional rules for ‘at a distance’ placements Emergency placements What placements mean for ‘ordinary residence’ Avoiding disruption in education Safeguarding children out-of-area Introduction Local authorities are required to […]

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