Open Consultation

Special guardianship orders

Summary 
We want your views on amendments to the Special Guardianship (Wales) Regulations 2005 and a new code of practice for local authorities.
Consultation End Date 
27 November 2017
6 days left for you to respond
Consultation launched 4 September 2017

Documents

Consultation document
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Code of Practice - Draft for consultation
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The Special Guardianship (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2018
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Consultation description 

The amendments cover:

  • the assessment of potential special guardians
  • provision of support to former looked after children
  • entitlement to assessment for special guardianship support services.  

The code of practice covers local authority functions in relation to special guardianship orders. 

How to respond
Please submit your comments by 27 November 2017, in any of the following ways:
Online Form 
Email 

Download the response form

Complete and return to 

LookedAfterChildren@gov.wales

Post 

Download the response form

Complete and return to:

Improving Outcomes for Looked After Children
Social Services and Integration Directorate
Welsh Government
Cathays Park
Cardiff
CF10 3NQ

Help and support 

For more information about this consultation e-mail LookedAfterChildren@gov.wales