1.1.P.70 Pattern of care (FTB)

Definition

For the purposes of FTB, a pattern of care exists when the care of an FTB child alternates between 2 or more adults. It is also referred to as 'level of care' or 'living arrangements' for a child.

Policy reference: FA Guide 2.1.1.25 Shared Care of an FTB Child, 2.1.1.45 Establishing a Pattern of Care

Last reviewed: 11 May 2015