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Guidance on Part 10 (Aftercare) of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014

Guidance on Part 10 (Aftercare) of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014

Monday, November 7, 2016

ISBN: 9781786520609

This guidance explains the changes made by Part 10 (Aftercare) of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 and will be of use to managers and practitioners working with looked after children and young people and care leavers.

Executive Summary

This guidance provides managers and practitioners working with looked after children and care leavers with information about the changes to Aftercare advice, guidance and assistance as introduced by Part 10 (Aftercare) of the 2014 Act and how these duties should be delivered. These duties came into force on 1 April 2015.

This guidance should be read alongside other relevant legislation and guidance including for the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014: Part 9 (Corporate Parenting); Part 11 (Continuing Care); section 96 (Assessment of wellbeing); and other relevant parts as these are commenced.