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Wednesday, 28 November 2012

Rise in children missing from foster care

http://www.communitycare.co.uk/articles/23/11/2012/118718/rise-in-children-missing-from-foster-care.htm?cmpid=NLC%7CSCSC%7CSCDDB-20121126-GLOB%7Cnews

Wednesday, 28 November 2012

Ofsted: A state of the nation picture on adoption

http://www.ofsted.gov.uk/news/state-of-nation-picture-adoption?news=19995

Friday, 23 November 2012

Youth remand plans will leave councils 'significantly' out of pocket

http://www.communitycare.co.uk/Articles/20/11/2012/118707/youth-remand-plans-will-leave-councils-significantly-out-of-pocket.htm

Thursday, 22 November 2012

Department for Education: Special education needs trial extended

http://www.education.gov.uk/inthenews/inthenews/a00217130/sen-pathfinder-extended

Thursday, 22 November 2012

Hillingdon- Tender for Fostering Services

Please see document below for information on Hillingdon's tender for fostering services https://www.londoncareplacements.gov.uk/documents/view/hillingdon-tender-for-fostering-services

Monday, 19 November 2012

London Child Protection Procedures - 4th Edition

The fourth edition of the London Child Protection Procedures is now available to download at www.londonscb.gov.uk/procedures/ The London Safeguarding Children Board supports London LSCBs, agencies and communities to improve the way they work together to protect children and promote their well-being. 

Thursday, 4 October 2012

Consultation on adoption and fostering proposals

The Government is consulting on a range of adoption and fostering proposals. For adoption these are the new, shorter two-stage approval process for prospective adopters, and fast-track procedure for approved foster carers and previous adopters. Thesechanges are aimed at increasing the use made by adoption agencies of the Adoption Register and changes to regulations to make it easier for prospective adopters to be approved as temporary foster carers–the 'fostering for adoption' proposal. http://www.education.gov.uk/childrenandyoungpeople/families/fostercare/a00213903/proposals

Wednesday, 19 September 2012

The Family Justice Modernisation Programme - Summary Report

Following the final report of the Family Justice Review, the Lord Chief Justice and the President of the Family Division have appointed Mr Justice Ryder as Judge in Charge of the Modernisation of Family Justice. Ryder J's appointment is until July 2012, and he is clear that it is important to ensure interested parties are aware of his work as it develops. He will publish information during this period and you will find thelatest update here. http://www.judiciary.gov.uk/Resources/JCO/Documents/Reports/family_newsletter6.pdf

Thursday, 16 August 2012

New membership benefits for Fostering Network members

Being a member of the Fostering Network is now even better for foster carers. As well as receiving Foster Care magazine, getting six free advice booklets on a range of fostering topics and having access to a 24hr legal helpline and legal protection insurance, members now get the following: • Money off days out for the family Foster carer members can now get up to 52 per cent off entry to the UK's top attractions with Merlin Entertainments Group, saving you and your family money...

Wednesday, 15 August 2012