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Search Public Guardian registers
Form to find out if someone has an attorney or deputy acting for them.
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.
Form D89: Request for personal service by a court bailiff
Ask a court bailiff to hand-deliver papers to the respondent in family proceedings for you.
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.
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.
Guidance and regulation
- Ofsted safeguarding policy
- No Secrets: guidance on protecting vulnerable adults in care
- Health and Social Care Act 2008: code of practice on the prevention and control of infections
- Care Act 2014 Part 1: factsheets
- Local area SEND inspection: framework
News and communications
Research and statistics
- Priorities for adult social work research
- Wider Determinants of Health: November 2018 update
- Tuberculosis (TB): regional and devolved administration reports
- Improved Better Care Fund 2017-18: quarterly and year-end reporting
- Quality Matters: a summary of outputs one year on
Policy papers and consultations
- Proposal to amend the Tribunal Procedure (First-Tier Tribunal) (Health, Education and Social Care Chamber) Rules 2008
- Directions for integrated care providers (ICPs)
- Community networks linking older and younger people
- Preventing homelessness through early intervention mediation
- The future of healthcare: our vision for digital, data and technology in health and care
Transparency and freedom of information releases
- The Planning Inspectorate Framework Document
- FOI: Social care dataset as at 31 March 2018
- Ofsted corporate annual reports and accounts
- Assistive technology: research and development
- Memorandum of understanding between Ofsted and DfE: secure children's homes