BEST INTEREST ASSESSOR REPORTS - 6 KEY POINTS TO REMEMBER

    • Asking the right questions and information in plain English
    • Key focus should be on the individual
    • Base and demonstrate that your reasoning is based on the legal requirements and code of practice
    • Be aware that your report could be reviewed by people at all levels including a lawyer or judge
    • Record ALL information in writing – this may be required as critical evidence in court
    • Include all aspects of background information