CoramBAAF comments on new SCIE report on children’s mental health

A SCIE Expert Working Group has recently published a report, Improving Mental Health Support for our Children and Young People, reinforcing a wider public debate about mental health and the need for radical improvement. CoramBAAF’s John Simmonds comments on the report’s findings.

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The usual fostering limit, exemptions, and terms of approval of foster carers (England)

From enquiries to CoramBAAF’s members’ Advice Line it has become apparent that there is currently some confusion among fostering services in England about the usual fostering limit (the number of children carers can foster at the same time), exemptions to this, and the terms of foster carers’ approval. To provide guidance to members on these issues, we have produced information setting out the current position.