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Information for practitioners

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Resources and facilities available to looked after children who may be placed in Gateshead.
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Information for professionals on how to make a referral.
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A DBS check may be needed for applying to foster or adopt a child.
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Links to social care procedures and practice guidance, both single agency and multi-agency.

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