- Each local authority must arrange for an officer of the authority to visit every child who is being fostered privately in their area:
(a)in the first year of the private fostering arrangement, where reasonably practicable, at intervals of not more than six weeks
(b)in any second or subsequent year, where reasonably practicable, at intervals of not more than 12 weeks.
The authority must also arrange for every child who is fostered privately in their area to be visited by an officer when reasonably requested to do so by the child, the private foster carer, a parent of the child or any other person with parental responsibility for the child.
Visits and matters considered during visits must be in accordance with regulations and the officer should make a written report of the visit.
- 11 Feb 2022
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