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The Reviewed Care Profile Patrick Ayre, College of Bedfordshire Richard Wellspring, Luton Precinct Gathering

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  1. The Graded Care Profile Patrick Ayre, University of Bedfordshire Richard Fountain, Luton Borough Council

  2. Why GCP • Judging the quality of care is an essential component of any assessment but how well do we do it? • Judgements subjective and prone to bias • Intangible: Difficult to capture and compare • High threshold for recognition • Cumulativeness and acclimatisation

  3. What we would hope to find

  4. What we found

  5. What we found • Chronic abuse and the principle of cumulativeness • Incidents scattered through files • The problem of proportionality • Acclimatisation

  6. Graded Care Profile “Every child has a right to good enough parenting” GCP provides: • Framework for making assessment • Baseline measurement • Measure of Objectivity • Judgement about care • Reliable standardised evidence

  7. Domains of Care Stimulation Approval Disapproval Acceptance Sensitivity Responsivity Reciprocity Overtures Self actualisation Esteem Love and belongingness Present & absent Safety Physical needs Nutrition. Housing, Clothing, Hygiene & Health Maslow, A. 1954

  8. When do you use it? Can be done: • Concerns about parenting • Child exhibiting problems • Children in Need of Protection • Children in Need • Programme of Intervention • Any other concerns

  9. Cross Discipline Assessment Tool Section 47 CAF GCP Initial Assessment Enquiries (GCP – neglect) Core Assessment (GCP parenting capacity) Protection / Support Plan GCP – monitoring tool

  10. The Framework Triangle PARENTING CAPACITY Ensuring safety Emotional warmth Stimulation Guidance & boundaries Stability CHILD’S DEVELOPMENTAL NEEDS Education Emotional & behavioural development Identity Family & social relationships Social presentation Self-care skills CHILD Safeguarding and promoting welfare FAMILY & ENVIONMENTAL FACTORS Community Resources, Family & social integration, Income, Employment, Housing, Wider family, Family history & functioning

  11. Record sheet

  12. Scoring • Rating 1 5 • Use on every child in the family • Use with different carers • Complete with the parent/carer • Use information, observation, records

  13. Targeting Items of Care

  14. Users • Health visitors • School Nurses • Social Workers • Family Centre Workers • Education Welfare and school support workers

  15. Uses • Pre-referral assessments • Snapshot assessments • Contribution to CAF • Contribution to Core Assessment (parenting capacity) • Self-assessment (parents and carers) • Young person’s assessment of parenting • Tool for setting goals • Tool to facilitate discussion

  16. Why choose GCP? • Child focused • User friendly • Common language • Promotes partnership

  17. Why choose GCP? • Evaluates strengths as well as weaknesses • Allows progress to be assessed • A relatively objective measure • Allows help to be targeted where needed

  18. Contacts Patrick Ayre Department of Applied Social Studies University of Bedfordshire Park Square, Luton, LU1 3JU patrick.ayre@beds.ac.uk Richard Fountain Luton Borough Council Unity House 111 Stuart Street, Luton, LU1 5NP 01582 547560 richard.fountain@luton.gov.uk