Child Care Act 1991


F307[Assessment of need

45A.(1) The Child and Family Agency shall, prior to preparing an aftercare plan under section 45B or 45C, carry out an assessment (in this Act referred to as an "assessment of need") of the needs of an eligible child on attaining the age of 18 years or an eligible adult, as the case may be.

(2) The Child and Family Agency shall record the needs identified by an assessment of need in writing.

(3) Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1), an assessment of need shall include an assessment by the Child and Family Agency of the needs (if any) of the person being assessed in relation to

(a) education,

(b) financing and budgeting matters,

(c) training and employment,

(d) health and well-being,

(e) personal and social development,

(f) accommodation, and

(g) family support.]




Inserted (1.09.2017) by Child Care (Amendment) Act 2015 (45/2015), s. 6, S.I. No. 296 of 2017.