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


This guide refers to English law. For Welsh law, please read the guide to fostering in Wales.  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 […]

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