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OOHC 2A Primary Health Screen forms
These 2A age specific Primary Health Screen forms can be used to ensure that all domains of health are addressed for children and young people in OOHC.
OOHC Health Coordinators contact list
Each local health district has an OOCH Health Pathway coordinator responsible for managing and coordinating referrals across all facilities in their district. This factsheet provides the contact details for each local coordinator.
OOHC Health pathway FAQ for children not on the pathway
If a child or young person in OOHC is not able to be placed on the Health Pathway, because they entered statutory care prior to 2010, it is still important that they receive timely screening, [...]
OOHC Health Pathway FAQ for children not on the Pathway
These FAQ provide further information for caseworkers about how to effectively meet the health needs of children and young people in OOHC who are not eligible to be placed on the Pathway because they entered [...]
OOHC Health pathway FAQ for children on the pathway
The OOHC Health Pathway was designed to ensure that each child or young person in statutory OOHC undertakes screening, assessment, intervention, monitoring and review of their health needs.
OOHC Health Pathway FAQ for children on the Pathway
These FAQ provide further information to caseworkers about implementation of the OOHC Health Pathway. Information is provided about the health screening process and also about how to ensure a child or young person’s Health Management [...]
OOHC Health Pathways: a caseworker's guide
The Health Pathway is a joint initiative of FACS and NSW Health aimed at ensuring that every child or young person entering OOHC receives timely and appropriate health screening, intervention, monitoring and review of their [...]
OOHC Health Pathways: carer's guide
This factsheet explains how every child entering out-of-home care receives timely and appropriate health screening, assessment, intervention, monitoring and review.
OOHC legal assistance for carers - factsheet
How to apply to the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal if you disagree with a decision about giving out high level information about your placement
OOHC transition process for carers - Factsheet
Carers need to be informed about the steps required for a smooth transfer. This guide walks you through the phases or steps for transferring, from deciding which agency to transfer to and exchanging information and [...]