Cross-border placement process

The smooth functioning of cross-border arrangements is in the interests of everyone. Most importantly, this will maintain the adult’s wellbeing and prevent them from falling into crisis, and help alleviate the pressure on family members or carers. In addition, it will ensure that authorities are not financially disadvantaged as a result of making or receiving cross-border placements by reducing disputes and, hence, cases where an authority has to meet needs on a provisional basis pending dispute resolution.

General suggestions

Authorities and health and social care practitioners may wish to consider the following when arranging cross-border placements.





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