Our kinship care consultants develop a range of practice notes, briefings and other resources to support our members in special guardianship, private fostering, family and friends foster care and other care plans involving family members and friends. They also support the exchange of ideas and good practice at our special interest groups.
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
Special Guardianship: an agenda for change
Special guardianship is now the main and fastest-growing route for children out of the care system. But policy and practice have not yet caught up with this transformation.Find out more
The following practice notes are available as PDFs to all members.
Our multidisciplinary groups and provide a platform to our members so we can advocate on their behalf to Government, and ensure that their voices are heard in the development of legislation, policy and practice.