RRC provides a full stage 3 review panel service to Local Authorities to ensure the statutory requirements of the Children Act 1989 in relation to complaints and representations (Stage 3 Review Panels) can be met.
RRC has an established panel of Independent Panel Members and Independent Chairperson from a range of health and social care backgrounds. Each Independent Panel Member and Independent Chairperson is fully vetted with an enhanced DBS check and the appropriate professional indemnity and public liability insurances.
Systems and procedures
RRC has comprehensive policies and procedures covering the Independent Panel Member and Independent Chairperson service including simple user friendly administration protocols and fully secure and encrypted document / data storage facilities allowing online collaboration between the panel and with Local Authorities.
Principles and Standards
RRC appointed Independent Panel Members and Independent Chairpersons will:
Ensure objectivity and impartiality in consideration of complaints with respect to decisions made and actions taken in response.
Demonstrate a commitment to equal opportunities and good practice consistent with the Local Authorities own policies.
Demonstrate a commitment to respecting the rights of the child / children and to ensuring his/her/their safety.
Assist the Local Authority to work in partnership with children, young people, adults and their families, carers and service providers on resolution and problem solving outcome focused work.
Provide feed-back to enable Local Authorities in service planning and service delivery.