Law & Standards - Page 1

By: Iaypic  05/12/2011
Keywords: child care, Child Care Act

Child Care Act 1991 The primary legislation regulating child care policy is the Child Care Act 1991 which brought in considerable changes in relation to children in care.[1]  Until the main part of the Act was implemented in 1995, child care polic..

Child Care (Placement of Children in Foster Care) Regulations 1995 When a child is in the care of the HSE there are a number of different ways in which care can be provided. Whatever kind of care is chosen the HSE must facilitate reasonable a..

Keywords: child care, Child Care Act

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05/12/2011

News - Page 1

EPIC was officially launched today by The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Frances Fitzgerald TD, at an event in the Arbitration Centre, Dublin, attended by key policy makers, practitioners and young people in care. On the first anniversary of the Ryan Report IAYPIC joins with 8 other organisations to launch the Saving Childhood Ryan campaign to ensure that the Government delivers on its commitment promised in the Implementation Plan.


05/12/2011

Press Releases - Page 1

The recent publication by HIQA of the Follow-up Inspection of the HSE Fostering Service in Dublin North West illustrates that foster carers and children in foster care continue to be let down in terms of the supports and services they should have ..


05/12/2011

Young People in Care - Page 1

The predominant reasons children are admitted into the care of the HSE include: neglect/ physical abuse of a child; a parent unable to cope; a family member abusing drugs/alcohol; a child with emotional/behavioural problems. Many young people are bullied for no particular reason; bullying hurts and often young people will feel frightened, very lonely and don’t know who they can talk to about the bullying.


05/12/2011

work it out - young people in care, answers to your questions

Many young people are bullied for no particular reason; bullying hurts and often young people will feel frightened, very lonely and don’t know who they can talk to about the bullying. It’s the time of year again when some young people may be thinking about getting a part time or summer job. The thought of starting a job for the first time may be a little frightening or off putting.


05/12/2011

Aftercare and Leaving Care in Ireland - EPIC

Parenting Treoir The national federation of services for unmarried parents and their children In 1976 services that were working with unmarried parents came together to form a federation in order to improve the communication between service provid.. Aftercare is a process of preparation and support for leaving care and moving to independent living for all those young people who are or have been in the care of the State.