Detailed 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
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 on this.
Every detailed record should include the following:
In making detailed records it is expected that facts
and opinions will be clearly distinguished and any opinions
or judgements made will be evidenced.
record (Microsoft Word format)
Integrated Children's System