Case recording procedure and guidance

East Dunbartonshire Council Social Work has developed case recording guidance and procedures.

The terms ‘record’ and ‘case file’ cover, without exception, all types of information and record, kept by any member of staff, carer, or agency working on behalf of the Council and/or within the Council area, such as voluntary agencies, and residential care.

The records may be kept in any medium, ie paper, electronically, and in different locations. All constitute the social work case record, which in turn is a part of the local authority record.