Welcome to Birmingham Children In Care Council's blog! We are a group of Children in Care and Care Leavers, who work in liason with Birmingham's Rights and Participation Service (RAP) to better the services all Children in Care and Care Leavers receive, and to fight for their rights and entitlements!
Thursday, 7 November 2013
corporate parenting pledge.
YOUR PLEDGE AND ENTITLEMENTS!
Birmingham's Local Authority pledge promises children in its care it will:
nInvolve you in decisions that affect you and listen to your views
nWe will endeavour to find you the best possible place for you to live
nMake sure that you have every opportunity possible to achieve best at school
nEncourage you to take part in all available opportunities that the City has to offer to ensure your talents, hobbies and interests are met and to support you to do the things you enjoy
nTo take care of your health and encourage you to be healthy.
nTo provide you with a good and clear assessment of your needs and an up to date care plan.
nThat you will have your own social worker who visits you regularly and gives you details about how to contact them or someone else if they are away when you needthem
nHelp you stay in touch with your family, friends and other people who are important to you.
nWe will listen to what you say
nWe will work with you and give you all the help and support you need to successfully move from care to adult life.
nBirmingham City Council – Birmingham’s Corporate Parenting Pledge (January 2013)