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Professional Recording & Keeping Documentation

Short URL https://fostercare.ealingcpd.org.uk/courses/bookings/c_detail.asp?cid=18887 
Event code FC 21/029 
Event description

To give foster carers an understanding of the recording that they are required to complete in line with Departmental policies; to give them an opportunity to discuss good practice in carrying out recording and to practice some of the necessary skills involved.

This course is linked to the Training, Support & Development Standards for Foster Care, Standard 4.5 It is also linked to the National Minimum Standards for Fostering Services, Standard 26.2 ‘Staff, volunteers, panel members and fostering households understand the nature of records maintained and follow the service’s policy for the keeping and retention of files, managing confidential information and access to files (including files removed from the premises)’

Training objectives By the end of the course participants will have:

1. Developed an understanding of why it is important to keep records                                                                                                
2. Identified the different records that they are required to complete in line with Departmental policies                                                 
3. Developed an understanding of the need to store records securely and of the importance of confidentiality in dealing with information about children and young people                                                                    
4. Developed an understanding about what information they are expected to keep and what information needs to be passed on to the fostering service                                                               
5. Discussed and drawn up a list of guidelines for producing good records                                                                                    
6. Practised producing clear and accurate records 
Subject areas Fostering and Adoption, Safeguarding Children, Working with Children and Families
Target audience Family Carers, Foster Carers
Venue via Microsoft Teams (online), ., . map
Admin contact Training Social Care (trainingsocialcare@ealing.gov.uk)
Event Commissioner Training Social Care (trainingsocialcare@ealing.gov.uk)
Course Costs
Standard cost£0.00
Start date Thursday 14 October 2021
Times 10:00 - 12:00
Number of sessions 1