Safer Caring - Minimising the Risk of Allegations

Date & Time:

Wednesday 13 November 2019 (09:30 - 12:30)

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Sutton Civic Offices, G1A, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA


Target Group / Level

All Foster Carers

Course Overview

This course focus on helping foster carers develop ways to ensure positive and safe caring of children to minimise the risk of allegations against the carer. It covers a range of scenarios to develop awareness about areas that may result in allegations. It provides practical examples of what to avoid and how to respond to situations where the foster carer may be compromised.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, participants will 
• Have a clear understanding of the reasons why a foster child or young person may make a false allegation against them or someone in their family. 
• Understand why allegations always need to be taken seriously 
• Have knowledge of where to go for support, information and advice following an allegation 
• Have obtained a thorough understanding of the National Minimum Standards for Fostering Services in relation to agency procedures on allegation 
• Have developed strategies that can be used in order to minimise the risk of an allegation being made against them and/or their family 
• Be clear about what needs to be included in their safer caring household rules 
• Be able to complete a ‘risk assessment plan’ with their supervising social worker on the specific foster child or young person placed with them. 

Sector LimitAvailable
Education - Cognus0
Education - Early Years0
Education - Other0
Education - Schools/Colleges0
Foster CarerNo Limit
LBS Adults/Childrens - All Age Disabilites0
LBS Other0
LBS People Adults - Admiral Nurses0
LBS People Adults - Carshalton Locality0
LBS People Adults - Clinical Health0
LBS People Adults - Heads of Service0
LBS People Adults - Hospital Pathway0
LBS People Adults - Learning Disabilities0
LBS People Adults - Other0
LBS People Adults - START0
LBS People Adults - Sutton and Cheam Locality0
LBS People Adults - Transitions0
LBS People Adults - Wallington Locality0
LBS People Children's - Adoption and Permanence0
LBS People Children's - Blue Locality0
LBS People Children's - Children with Disabilities0
LBS People Children's - Court0
LBS People Children's - Director / Assistant Director0
LBS People Children's - Early Help0
LBS People Children's - Fostering0
LBS People Children's - Green Locality0
LBS People Children's - Heads of Service0
LBS People Children's - Integrated Childrens Services0
LBS People Children's - Leaving Care Team0
LBS People Children's - Looked After Children0
LBS People Children's - MASH0
LBS People Children's - Other0
LBS People Children's - Placements0
LBS People Children's - QA0
LBS People Children's - RAS0
LBS People Children's - Red Locality0
LBS People Children's - Sutton Inclusion & Support0
LBS People Children's - Targeted Youth Support0
LBS People Children's - Youth Offending Team0
NHS - Clinical Commissioning Group0
NHS - Community Services0
NHS - Hospital0
NHS - Other0
Private - Domiciliary Care0
Private - Nursing Home0
Private - Other0
Private - Residential Home0
Sutton Housing Partnership0


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Further Information:


Family Action

Venue Details:

Sutton Civic Offices, G1A, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA

(020 8770 5000)