Fostering Regulations & National Minimum Standards Refresher

Date & Time:

Thursday 11 November 2021 (09:30 - 11:30)

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Target Group

Foster carers


This course will outline the multiple uses of the National Minimum Standards. They may be used by providers and staff in self-assessment of their services; they provide a basis for the induction and training of staff and carers; they can be used by parents, children and young people as a guide to what they should expect a fostering service to provide and to do as a minimum; and they can provide guidance on what is required when setting up a fostering service.

This course aims to provide foster carers with a greater understanding of the standards and regulations and the ways in which they guide and inform the care they provide to children and young people.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the updated regulations and how they link to the standards
  • Be able to identify how the standards affect your practice
  • Fully understand your professional responsibilities in respect to the regulations and standards
  • Be able to identify accountability for key responsibilities under these standards
  • Understand how to explain and evidence your practice
  • Understand the duties in relation to Staying Put
  • Be able to ensure that the systems used are effective and meet the necessary requirements of delegated authority

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