Carer Resources

E Safety

We now have a page dedicated to E Safety. 

Gas Certificates

If you are fostering a child or children then you will be asked by the Local Authority to provide a Gas Certificate to ensure that any gas appliances in the property do not pose a risk.
Genesis Plumbing Ltd offers Landlord Gas Safety Certificates to Foster Families in the South East.
Current Landlords gas safety Certificate is £45 1st appliance + £20 every other appliance.

Things to do

Need inspiration for days out with the family in Sussex?

http://www.kidstodo.co.uk/

Did you know that Drusillas Zoo Park in Alfriston are able to provide you with a membership card that you can use for the Children in your care which you can then use for another placement when your child moves on. For full details contact Drusillas directly however you can download the application form.

Keeping your LAC and own children safe online

A great resource to help keep your kids safe is http://www.connectsafely.org/

Facebook poses it's own dangers and connectsafely.org has created in depth advice

CAFCASS

CAFCASS (Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service)is an excellent website with useful information regarding the law with regards to children in care.

Useful downloads

BODY MAP FEET  BODY MAP HANDS  BODY MAP TORSO  BODY MAP HEAD

CWF ACTIVITIES CONSENT FORM

LAC ACTIVITIES CONSENT FORM

C6 RECORDING SHEETS

Government Publications

NATIONAL MINIMUM STANDARDS (Published March 2011)

OFSTED INSPECTION OF SAFEGUARDING OF LAC (Published January 2011)

CHILDREN AND ADOPTION ACT 2006