Counting time in out-of-home care

From 1 March 2016, the amount of time a child spends in court ordered out-of-home care matters, so it is essential it is counted accurately, using a consistent approach. A calculator has been developed to assist practitioners with this task.

The calculator (excel file), instructions on how to use the calculator and other supporting documentation is located on the departmental intranet - Permanency for children implementation page.