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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2020-01-14more like thismore than 2020-01-14
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Department for Education more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Children in Care: Mental Health Services more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment his Department has made of the effectiveness of mental health assessments for looked after children. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hendon more like this
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Dr Matthew Offord more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2020-01-20more like thismore than 2020-01-20
star this property answer text <p>Healthcare and social care are devolved matters.</p><p>The Department jointly commissioned with Department for Health and Social Care an Expert Working Group to look at how the mental health needs of looked-after children, previously looked-after children and care leavers in England could be better met. In November 2017, the group made a set of recommendations including on improving assessment of the mental health needs of looked-after children.</p><p> </p><p>The Department is taking forward a number of these recommendations through our £1 million mental health assessment pilot programme, which is testing improved approaches to the mental health and wellbeing element of the health assessment on entry to care.</p><p> </p><p>The Department has appointed SQW Limited to carry out an evaluation of the pilot and fieldwork is currently underway. This will help inform our assessment of the changes needed to the mental health assessments of looked-after children.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this