Agency Compliance with Regulations 69 and 85 of the Oranga Tamariki (National Care Standards and Related Matters) Regulations
- Purpose of the Report
- Background on the Role and Function of the Monitor
- The requirement for the Oranga Tamariki system to self-monitor
- High-Level Summary Findings
- Continuous Improvement Observations
- Future Focus
- Update on the Establishment Activities of the Independent Children’s Monitor
- Development of the Outcomes Framework
- Community Engagement
- Developing the Assessment Approach
Analysis of Information Provided by Agencies to Assess Compliance with Regulations 69 and 85
- Question One - Have there been any updates to your policies, procedures, tools and practices for responding to allegations of abuse or neglect in respect to tamariki or rangatahi in care?
- Question Two - Describe how practice is being enhanced in relation to continuous improvement activities
- Question Three - Describe any developments in your practice regarding the way you respond to allegations of harm in relation to tamariki Māori
- Question Four - How are you able to provide assurance that all allegations in relation to risk of harm caused by abuse or neglect of a child or young person in care are logged and responded to?
- Question Five (Open Home Foundation, Dingwall Trust and Barnardos) - Please describe the supports put in place for a child or young person following an allegation of harm.
- Question Five (Oranga Tamariki) - How many of the reports made in relation to a risk of harm caused by abuse or neglect have been responded to in a timely manner?
- Question Six - Was the information regarding the reports of concern, detailed in question five, recorded and reported in a consistent manner?
- Question Seven - In how many cases was the child or young person informed of the outcome of the Report of Concern?
- Question Eight - Were appropriate steps taken with the parties to the allegation, including a review of the caregiver’s plan?