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The Fostering Services (England) Regulations 2011

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and application

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART 2

    1. 3.Statement of purpose and children’s guide

    2. 4.Review of statement of purpose and children’s guide

  4. PART 3

    1. Fostering agency

      1. 5.Fitness of fostering service provider

      2. 6.Appointment of manager

      3. 7.Fitness of manager

      4. 8.Registered person – general requirements

      5. 9.Notification of offences

    2. Local authority fostering service

      1. 10.Manager

  5. PART 4

    1. 11.Independent fostering agencies—duty to secure welfare

    2. 12.Arrangements for the protection of children

    3. 13.Behaviour management and children missing from foster parent’s home

    4. 14.Duty to promote contact

    5. 15.Health of children placed with foster parents

    6. 16.Education, employment and leisure activities

    7. 17.Support, training and information for foster parents

    8. 18.Independent fostering agencies – representations and complaints

    9. 19.Staffing of fostering service

    10. 20.Fitness of workers

    11. 21.Employment of staff

    12. 22.Records with respect to fostering services

  6. PART 5

    1. 23.Constitution and membership of fostering panel

    2. 24.Meetings of fostering panel

    3. 25.Functions of fostering panel

    4. 26.Assessment of prospective foster parents

    5. 27.Approval of foster parents

    6. 28.Reviews and terminations of approval

    7. 29.Information to be sent to the independent review panel

    8. 30.Case records relating to foster parents and others

    9. 31.Register of foster parents

    10. 32.Retention and confidentiality of records

  7. PART 6

    1. 33.Fostering agency ceasing to carry out fostering functions – notifications and records

    2. 34.Fostering agency ceasing to carry out fostering functions – new fostering service providers

    3. 35.Review of quality of care

    4. 36.Notifiable events

    5. 37.Financial position

    6. 38.Notice of absence

    7. 39.Notice of changes

    8. 40.Appointment of liquidators

    9. 41.Compliance with Regulations

  8. PART 7

    1. 42.Application of these Regulations with modifications to short breaks

    2. 43.Amendment of Regulations

    3. 44.Revocation of Regulations

    4. 45.Transitional provisions

  9. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Information required in respect of persons seeking to carry on, manage or work for the purposes of a fostering service

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Records to be kept by fostering service providers

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Information as to prospective foster parent (“X”) and other members of their household and family

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Offences specified for the purposes of regulation 26

      1. PART 1

      2. PART 2

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Matters and obligations in Foster Care Agreements

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Matters to be monitored by the registered person

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Events and notifications

  10. Explanatory Note

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