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New guidance published by Welsh Government: Children’s social services during the COVID-19 pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) presents unprecedented challenges to vulnerable families and is placing increasing pressure on children’s services.

The document provides guidance on the continued provision of support to vulnerable, at risk and care experienced children, during this period.

The guidance is designed to for all those involved in:

  • promoting the well-being of vulnerable children, including those who already have a care and support plan
  • safeguarding children at risk including those who already have a care, support and protection plan
  • the assessment and planning of care and support for care experienced children
  • those making and reviewing placement decisions for looked after children, care leavers and adopted children You can see the full guidance on the Welsh Government Website.

You can see the full guidance on the Welsh Government Website.