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Ofsted releases Children’s Social Care responses

Each year, Ofsted uses online questionnaires to gather views about social care services from children and young people. It uses these responses, along with other information like previous inspection findings or concerns, to decide when to inspect and what to...

Developing professional practice in fostering

As an approved foster carer, it is crucial to both keep up to date with new practice guidance and regularly refresh knowledge in key areas of safeguarding and safe care. At Enhanced Foster Care, we run a professional training programme...

Enhanced Foster Care holds first Development Panels with carers

Enabling foster carers to engage in how we develop our service is at the heart of the organisation’s vision for the future. Development and Improvement Panel meetings provide the ideal platform for carers to share their views on all aspects of...

What are ACEs and why are they important to fostering?

Childhood experiences, whether positive or negative, have a significant impact on the future of a child. To provide trauma-informed care to foster children, you must understand the impact of trauma on child development and learn how to effectively minimise its...

Westminster releases statement about safeguarding unaccompanied minors

On 1 November 2016, the government published a statement about the needs of vulnerable unaccompanied children, in the context of recent events in Calais. The statement, published by the minister for vulnerable children and families, promises a strategy by 1 May 2017. It also highlights...

New Enhanced Foster Care forum is launched!

This month we celebrate the launch of our new foster carer online forum - an exciting opportunity for carers to digitally interact, ask and have questions answered, and explore the fostering task with like-minded colleagues at Enhanced Foster Care. The...

The latest statistics on Fostering for Fostering Fortnight

Children in public care 69,540 children were in the care of local authorities on 31st March 2015, compared to 68,800 in 2014. The rate of looked after children per 10,000 under 18 years on 31st March 2015 was 60. This figure varies...

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