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Overview - Assessment, review and support to carers (temporary and permanent care)

Last Modified: 28-Jun-2018 Review Date: N/A

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Purpose

This chapter provides information about the roles and processes involved in the assessment, support and review of foster, family and significant other carers of a child in the care of the Chief Executive Officer of the Department of Communities.

Permanent care the phase of out-of-home care where a final court decision has been made for a child to remain in the long-term and/or permanent legal care of the CEO, or people other than their biological parents.

Temporary care is the phase of out-of-home care where no final court decision has been made for the long-term or permanent legal care of a child.

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