1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Become a children's social care provider: SC2 declaration and consent form

    SC2 declaration and consent form for registered children’s social care providers.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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Guidance and regulation

  1. PHE data and analysis tools
  2. Ofsted safeguarding policy
  3. Care Act 2014 Part 1: factsheets
  4. Health and Social Care Act 2008: code of practice on the prevention and control of infections
  5. The code of practice for victims of crime and supporting public information materials
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News and communications

  1. Next phase of adult social care recruitment campaign begins
  2. Vulnerable people receive almost 13 million extra hours of home care
  3. Interim Joint Chief Social Worker for Adults announced
  4. London seminar: Reducing and preventing childhood vulnerabilities and adverse childhood experiences
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Research and statistics

  1. Quarterly Child Protection Statistics for NI (July - September 2019)
  2. Palliative and end of life care profiles: November 2019 data update
  3. Older people who died in hospital: England 2017
  4. Childrens Social Care Statistics for Northern Ireland 2018/19
  5. Improved Better Care Fund 2018-19: quarterly and year-end reporting
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Learning disability and autism training for health and care staff
  2. Advancing our health: prevention in the 2020s
  3. Healthy ageing: consensus statement
  4. Better Care Fund: how it will work in 2019 to 2020
  5. Children’s Social Care Innovation programme
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Carers action plan 2018 to 2020: 1-year progress review
  2. Memorandum of understanding between Ofsted and DfE: secure children's homes
  3. National Data Guardian Panel meeting minutes, 2018
  4. The Planning Inspectorate Framework Document
  5. National Data Guardian Panel meeting minutes, 2017
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