Presentation on theme: "Action on Rights for Children (ARCH) The Information- Sharing Index."— Presentation transcript:
Action on Rights for Children (ARCH) The Information- Sharing Index
Existing Systems National Pupil Database Sure Start (pre-school) CONNEXIONS (13-19s) Predicting young offenders Police + CSP Systems
Planned Systems Information Sharing Index (IS) Common Assessment Framework (eCAF) Integrated Childrens System (ICS)
Information Sharing Index (1) Central hub for all agencies Individual file for each child Basic details from birth Directory of practitioners details to enable information-sharing National database partitioned into LAs
Information Sharing Index (2) Established under s12 Children Act 2004 Details to be prescribed in regulations Current consultation on regs Final regulations early 2007 Full operation 2008?
Information Sharing Index (3) name address gender date of birth parent contact details name +contact details of educational institution name + contact details of primary health care name + contact details of any other service working with child
Information Sharing Index (4) Sensitive services Mental health Substance abuse Sexual health Included with consent Remain hidden on Index LA decides whether to reveal details
Information Sharing Index (5) Indicators to show that a practitioner has: Taken action Information to share Completed CAF assessment
COMMON ASSESSMENT FRAMEWORK (1) Standardised in-depth assessment tool for use by all agencies when a child: needs more services is not progressing towards 5 outcomes
COMMON ASSESSMENT FRAMEWORK (2) The Five Outcomes: –Being healthy –Staying safe –Enjoying and achieving –Making a positive contribution –Achieving economic well-being
Funding IS Index: £224m + £41m pa eCAF and ICS: LAs + DfES grants
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