A statement based on an investigation into the provision of supports and therapeutic services for a child with special needs in foster care

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/317054
Title:
A statement based on an investigation into the provision of supports and therapeutic services for a child with special needs in foster care
Authors:
Ombudsman for Children Office (OCO)
Citation:
Ombudsman for Children Office. A statement based on an investigation into the provision of supports and therapeutic services for a child with special needs in foster care. Dublin: OCO; 2011.
Publisher:
Ombudsman for Children Office (OCO)
Issue Date:
Aug-2011
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/317054
Item Type:
Report
Language:
en
Description:
INVESTIGATION STATEMENT August 2011 An investigation by the Ombudsman for Children into the provision of supports and therapeutic services for a child with special needs in foster care Ombudsman for Children upholds complaint in favour of the child with multiple physical and intellectual disabilities and his foster family against the HSE in accordance with Section 8 of the Ombudsman for Children Act, 2002. On the basis of the Ombudsman for Children’s investigation the HSE has: • allocated a social worker to the child, following a period of 6 years without a social worker. • undertaken an independent assessment of the child’s therapeutic needs in order to adequately plan for the child’s complex needs. • reimbursed the foster family more than €30,000 for a special adapted vehicle which is required to safely transport the child to his multiple hospital appointments and to school. • committed to develop and disseminate a standard national policy for the provision of foster care services for children with special needs by the end of 2011.
Keywords:
CHILD IN CARE; PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY
Local subject classification:
FOSTER CARE

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorOmbudsman for Children Office (OCO)en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2014-05-16T11:18:44Z-
dc.date.available2014-05-16T11:18:44Z-
dc.date.issued2011-08-
dc.identifier.citationOmbudsman for Children Office. A statement based on an investigation into the provision of supports and therapeutic services for a child with special needs in foster care. Dublin: OCO; 2011.en_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/317054-
dc.descriptionINVESTIGATION STATEMENT August 2011 An investigation by the Ombudsman for Children into the provision of supports and therapeutic services for a child with special needs in foster care Ombudsman for Children upholds complaint in favour of the child with multiple physical and intellectual disabilities and his foster family against the HSE in accordance with Section 8 of the Ombudsman for Children Act, 2002. On the basis of the Ombudsman for Children’s investigation the HSE has: • allocated a social worker to the child, following a period of 6 years without a social worker. • undertaken an independent assessment of the child’s therapeutic needs in order to adequately plan for the child’s complex needs. • reimbursed the foster family more than €30,000 for a special adapted vehicle which is required to safely transport the child to his multiple hospital appointments and to school. • committed to develop and disseminate a standard national policy for the provision of foster care services for children with special needs by the end of 2011.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherOmbudsman for Children Office (OCO)en_GB
dc.subjectCHILD IN CAREen_GB
dc.subjectPEOPLE WITH DISABILITYen_GB
dc.subject.otherFOSTER CAREen_GB
dc.titleA statement based on an investigation into the provision of supports and therapeutic services for a child with special needs in foster careen_GB
dc.typeReporten
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