Our fostering consultants develop a range of practice notes, briefings and other resources to support our members in practice. They also support the exchange of ideas and good practice at our regular practice forums.
We've published a briefing note for members clarifying the use of National Minimum Standards (NMS) in England as a benchmark for deciding on the suitability of foster carers including kinship foster carers
Risk assessment and safeguarding
This practical guide, in association with CoramBAAF’s Form R, is designed to help social workers and foster carers to complete and update individual safeguarding plans for fostered children in England.Find out more
Things foster carers need to know
This series of informative and accessible pamphlets will enable foster carers to deal with problematic situations and safeguard and support them through difficult issues including gangs, internet safety, self-harm, sexuality and radicalisation.Find out more
These are the latest fostering practice notes available to our members as free PDF downloads:
Our multidisciplinary groups and forums provide a platform to you, our members, so we can advocate on your behalf to Government, and ensure that your voices are heard in the development of legislation, policy and practice.