Rights & Resources
At HenderCare Foundation, we always respect the rights of all children and young people.
HenderCare Foundation complies with laws, regulations, standards and policies in the provision of care services. These include:
- Children and Young People (Safety) Act 2017
- Children and Young People (Safety) Regulations 2017
- Family and Community Services Act 1972
- Standards of Alternative Care in South Australia (2008)
- National Standards for Out of Home Care 2008-2020
- Charter of Rights for Children in Care, Office of the Guardian for Children and Young People SA)
Our promises to children and young people
|Trust||You can trust that we will care about you and your needs. We will do what we say and always follow through.|
|Respect||We will be open and non-judgemental when interacting with you. We will accept who you are, all the differences that make you unique and consider your needs when making decisions.|
|Growth||We will encourage you to explore new ideas and strive to be the best version of yourself that you can be. We will seek to continuously improve our services for children and young people.|
|Give you a voice||We will make sure there are lots of ways for you to have a say, to be involved in sharing your thoughts and ideas about things that affect you, and to be heard when you have something you want to say.|
Charter of Rights for Children and Young People in Care
HenderCare Foundation endorses the Charter of Rights for Children and Young People in Care. To view a copy, please click here to access the Charter via the Office of the Guardian for Children and Young People.
The Charter of Rights for Children and Young People in Care clearly and simply states the rights of children and young people under the Guardianship or in the custody of the Chief Executive of the Department for Child Protection.