Oranga Tamariki (National Care Standards and Related Matters) Regulations 2018

60 Content of caregiver support plan

(1)

The caregiver support plan must be based on the caregiver’s suitability assessment under regulation 47 or 51(3) and (4) and take account of any training already attended.

(2)

The caregiver support plan must include a description of—

(a)

the support that will be provided to assist the caregiver and the caregiving household to meet the needs of the child or young person who is placed with the caregiver; and

(b)

the training that will be provided to the caregiver to maintain or develop their capability as a caregiver to meet the needs of the child or young person who is placed with the caregiver; and

(c)

how often the caregiver will be visited by a visitor (and the reasons for that chosen frequency); and

(d)

the frequency (and the reasons for that frequency) of reviews to be undertaken by or on behalf of the chief executive of the caregiver’s—

(i)

approval to act as a caregiver; and

(ii)

support plan.

(3)

The frequency of visits by a visitor to a caregiver and reviews of the caregiver support plans must reflect the needs of the caregiving household.