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Childcare and children's social care health declaration form
Health declaration form for childminders and people who work in childcare or children's social care.
Tell Ofsted about an incident: children's social care notification form
Online form for adoption or fostering agencies, children's homes and residential family centres. Downloadable form for residential holiday schemes for disabled children.
Become a children's social care provider: SC2 declaration and consent form
SC2 declaration and consent form for registered children’s social care providers.
Register as a children's social care provider: 'fit person' assessment questionnaires
Forms for assessing your fitness to be a children's social care provider. There are separate forms for children's homes.
Request leave for restricted patients
Complete this form to apply for S17 leave for a restricted patient being treated for mental health issues at your hospital.
Guidance and regulation
- PHE data and analysis tools
- Ofsted safeguarding policy
- Care Act 2014 Part 1: factsheets
- Health and Social Care Act 2008: code of practice on the prevention and control of infections
- The code of practice for victims of crime and supporting public information materials
News and communications
Research and statistics
- Quarterly Child Protection Statistics for NI (July - September 2019)
- Palliative and end of life care profiles: November 2019 data update
- Older people who died in hospital: England 2017
- Childrens Social Care Statistics for Northern Ireland 2018/19
- Improved Better Care Fund 2018-19: quarterly and year-end reporting
Policy papers and consultations
- Learning disability and autism training for health and care staff
- Advancing our health: prevention in the 2020s
- Healthy ageing: consensus statement
- Better Care Fund: how it will work in 2019 to 2020
- Children’s Social Care Innovation programme
Transparency and freedom of information releases
- Carers action plan 2018 to 2020: 1-year progress review
- Memorandum of understanding between Ofsted and DfE: secure children's homes
- National Data Guardian Panel meeting minutes, 2018
- The Planning Inspectorate Framework Document
- National Data Guardian Panel meeting minutes, 2017