Guidance

Open a residential family centre: do you need to register?

The first document to read if you want to become this children's social care provider type.

Documents

Introduction to residential family centres

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Introduction to residential family centres

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Detail

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.