We are seeking your views on changes to the regulation of fostering services in Wales.

How to respond

Consultation ends:
16 August 2018
Consultation launched:

Consultation documents

Consultation document

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Annex A

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Statutory Guidance and Code of Practice

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Regulations

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Additional information

This consultation seeks your views on a new set of fostering regulations to replace The Fostering Services (Wales) Regulations 2003. 

The proposed regulations include:

  • requirements upon local authority fostering services 
  • requirements upon independent fostering agencies 
  • a revised process for approving  foster parents. 

We are also seeking your views on draft statutory guidance and a code of practice to accompany the regulations. 

We are holding information events: 

  • Wrexham 16 July 2018
  • Cardiff 19 July 2018

To attend contact RISCAct2016@gov.wales by Friday 6 July. 

Spaces are limited and subject to availability. 
 

How to respond

Submit your comments by 16 August 2018, in any of the following ways:

Online form

Post

Download the response form.

Complete and return to 

Legislation Implementation Branch
Social Services and Integration Directorate
Cathays Park
CARDIFF
CF10 3NQ