Guidance

Residential family centre: do you need to register?

What you need to know about registering with Ofsted if you want to open or manage a residential family centre.

Documents

Introduction to residential family centres

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Introduction to residential family centres

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Details

23 May 2017: this guidance is under review and will be republished later in the year.

Residential family centres must meet a range of legal requirements set out in law, including a requirement to register with Ofsted.

Ofsted also expects residential family centres to meet national minimum standards that apply to them.