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Printed: 27/10/2020
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Last updated: 27/08/2020

Working with disabled tamariki who require a specialised out-of-home placement

This policy outlines the ways to provide support for disabled tamariki with high and complex needs and may require a specialised out-of-home placement.

Who this policy applies to

Tamariki who have high and complex disability needs and may require a specialised out-of-home placement.

What is a specialised out-of-home placement

The needs of te tamaiti are high and complex, which requires caregivers or service providers to have disability expertise and, in some cases, environmental adaptations.