Statutory guidance for local authorities on the assessment and approval process of foster carers for looked-after children.
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This guidance is for local authorities and their staff, including:
It is also relevant to independent fostering services and foster carers. Looked-after children and the families of looked-after children may also have an interest.
This guidance replaces the following paragraphs of volume 4 ‘Children Act 1989: fostering services’:
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