Practice Guidance

Development of the fostering legislative framework since 2011

Description_of_image_used_in_development_of_fostering_legislation_since_2011_illustration_of_children_in_a_line Photo: Fotolia/Robert Kneschke

Introduction

 Purpose of this guide On 1 April 2011, England’s system for planning and delivering care for looked-after children changed significantly. One aspect of this was reform of the legal and regulatory framework for mainstream fostering (but not private fostering). This included the entire replacement of the Fostering Services Regulations 2002 (referred to below as the […]

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