Kemblawarra Child and Family Centre
These registers record: the date and time of a child's admission; the child's name, age, date of birth, sex and cultural background; whether the child was a ward; emergency contact details and the relationship of that contact to the child; the child's address and phone number; the referral source; the reason for care; the type of care required; any special needs the child has; the date and time of discharge; to whom discharged; and the length of stay. The entries are signed by the admitting and discharging staff members.
The records are arranged chronologically.
Quantity: 8 filing cabinet drawers (part)
Access to information is limited to past clients and their families on a 'need to know' basis.
Sources used to compile this entry: Thinee, Kristy and Bradford, Tracy, Connecting Kin: Guide to Records, A guide to help people separated from their families search for their records [completed in 1998], New South Wales Department of Community Services, Sydney, New South Wales, 1998, http://nma.gov.au/blogs/inside/files/2011/02/connectkin_guide1.pdf.
Prepared by: Melissa Downing
Created: 10 August 2011, Last modified: 10 March 2014