Decision details

Statement of Purpose for Kingfisher Lodge - 2020/2021

Decision Maker: Children and Families

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The corresponding report of the following item (Minute 15 refers) contains exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 1 and 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).


15    STATEMENT OF PURPOSE FOR KINGFISHER LODGE – 2020/2021 – The Director: Children and Community Resilience submitted a report seeking approval for the annual review and update of the Statement of Purpose for Kingfisher Lodge 2020/2021.


The Children’s Homes Regulations 2015 stated that “the registered person must keep the Statement of Purpose under review and, where appropriate revise it, and notify the HMCI of any revisions and send HMCI a copy of the revised statement of purpose within 28 days of the revision (regulation16(3))”.


The registered manager of Home A had undertaken the annual review of the statement of purpose and made changes where required. 


The Statement of Purpose continued to include service adaptations introduced due to the coronavirus pandemic. The changes were due to guidance requirements and recommendations but wherever possible the managers at Home A had maintained business as usual and changes had been kept to a minimum in order to provide consistency and stability.


The report set out the key changes to the document.


Resolved – That the revised Statement of Purpose for Kingfisher Lodge 2020/2021 be noted, and the changes approved.

Publication date: 28/01/2021

Date of decision: 27/01/2021

Decided at meeting: 27/01/2021 - Children and Families Cabinet Member

Effective from: 02/02/2021