Looked After Children Service – LAC

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This is a statutory service, providing:

  • health assessments, immunisation updates and health care plans
  • health advisory service for professionals with looked-after children in their care, including liaison work and referrals
  • health promotion and advice for children and young people, training, audits, research, safeguarding
  • discussion of emotional health issues and sexual health issues, including teenage pregnancy

Eligibility criteria

Inclusions

  • children and young people who are Looked After by Camden local authority and have a Camden social worker

How to refer

Self-referral

LAC teams based in Camden Children, Schools and Families division, Safeguarding and Social Care will refer children.

Self-referral by LAC or their foster carers who have a Camden social worker, is an option for specific health issues.


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