Making Kent a county that works for all children

Independent Reviewing Officers (IROs)

All children taken into care will be given an Independent Reviewing Officer (IRO) whose job is to make sure that the care plan meets the child’s needs and that we are doing everything we should as the Corporate Parent.

Further Reading

IRO Handbook (DfE March 2010)

Young People’s Guide to the Independent Reviewing Officer’s Handbook (DfE March 2011)

Supporting Looked After Children with Communication Needs (DfE March 2011)

IRO Leaflet for Children and Young People aged 12 and Over (KCC May 2015)

IRO Leaflet for Children aged 12 and Under (KCC May 2015)