Home Guidance reception unaccompanied children Annex 1 – Summary tables Table of Contents Introduction Legal framework and general principles Structure and format Vulnerability of unaccompanied children The principle of the best interests of the child Assessing the best interests of the child Scope of the guidance Unaccompanied children Application for international protection Reception facilities for unaccompanied children How to read the guidance 1. Information, participation and representation of unaccompanied children 1.1 Information 1.2 Participation 1.3 Representation 2. Special needs and safety risks 2.1 Special needs 2.2 Safety risks 3. Allocation 3.1 Allocating unaccompanied children 3.2 Family unity 3.3 Special needs 4. Day-to-day care 4.1 Day-to-day care 4.2 Health and wellbeing 5. Staff 5.1 Qualified staff 5.2 Staff training 5.3 Staff cooperation and information sharing 5.4 Staff support 6. Healthcare 6.1 Medical screening and health assessment 6.2 Access to necessary healthcare 6.3 Access to mental healthcare, rehabilitation services and qualified counselling 7. Education - Preparatory classes and vocational training 7.1 Access to the education system and other education arrangements 7.2 Preparatory classes 7.3 Access to vocational training 8. Food, clothing and other non-food items and allowances 8.1 Food 8.2 Clothing and other non-food items 8.3 Daily expenses allowance 9. Housing 9.1 Location 9.2 Infrastructure 9.3 Security 9.4 Common areas 9.5 Sanitation 9.6 Maintenance 9.7 Communication equipment and services Annex 1 – Summary tables Summary table: Information, participation and representation of unaccompanied children Summary table: Special needs and safety risks Summary table: Allocation Summary table: Day-to-day care Summary table: Staff Summary table: Healthcare Summary table: Education - Preparatory classes and vocational training Summary table: Food, clothing and other non-food items and allowances Summary table: Housing Click on the different summary tables in this annex to find a table of the standards and indicators for each topic covered in this guidance.