Guiding Principles

/Guiding Principles

Can I ask my worker to babysit if I pay them privately?

By | October 11th, 2016|

It is not acceptable for staff to work with families on a private basis, as this could lead to the blurring of professional boundaries. It could lead to staff and families becoming over-friendly and unable to challenge issues should they arise. Staff would neither be covered by insurance nor would be working safely, guided by company [...]

If you are worried about my child will you contact Social Services?

By | October 11th, 2016|

We have a duty of care when we look after your child and are required to report any concerns of the child being at risk of harm to Social Services. We are not there to spy on people and will tell you if we are worried.

Will you check up on how everything is going?

By | October 11th, 2016|

We will contact you by phone from time to time to make sure you are happy with our service and we will also visit you once a year to complete a review and see if anything needs changing. The carers will write a daily report after each session which is read in the office. We use [...]

Can the carer take my child back to their own house?

By | October 11th, 2016|

No. Carers are prohibited from taking children to their own homes. They can only support in the community or at the child’s own home.