Changes to children's social care services registered and/or inspected by Ofsted

Information for registered providers of children's social care services who want to request a change to their conditions of registration.


Changes to children's social care services that are registered and/or inspected by Ofsted

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This guidance covers:

  • the changes a registered provider and registered manager have to tell Ofsted about
  • how to request changes to any conditions of registration

It also sets out the changes a local authority fostering or adoption service needs to tell Ofsted about.

Published 12 September 2014
Last updated 2 November 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated section about registered managers leaving and new managers applying for registration.
  2. Updated timescale for managers to submit an application to register.
  3. Changes to 32: guidance about the DBS update service.
  4. Updated guidance on applying to change conditions of registration.
  5. Minor changes for clarity in paragraph 77, annex B (paragraph 10) and annex C.
  6. Updated for changes to legislation
  7. First published.