records provide a more detailed account of significant contacts,
analysis or actions, with or on behalf of a service user.
Using Detailed Records
When a detailed record should be made will, in part, depend
on the professional judgement of the practitioner. However,
detailed records should always be made in the following
A detailed record may be made on a detailed record sheet
or within other records, for example within a core assessment.
It is important that the local authority has a clear policy
Every detailed record should include the following: