Care and protection
Children and young people are safe and free from harm, from abuse and neglect and their wellbeing is promoted by other agencies, the community and their family/whānau.
- be child-centred, safety and wellbeing focused
- support and empower families/whānau to care for their children
- ensure family/whānau and professional decision-making is clear, planned and supported by sound information and evidence
- ensure families/whānau actively participate in decisions concerning their children.