Services

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

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

  3. 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.

  4. Become a children's social care provider: registration fee

    Ofsted's registration fees and payment form to apply to become a children’s social care provider.

  5. Registration of residential care homes (England)

    You need to register with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to run a residential care home for adults in England

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Guidance and regulation

  1. PHE data and analysis tools
  2. Ofsted safeguarding policy
  3. The code of practice for victims of crime and supporting public information materials
  4. NHS continuing healthcare and NHS-funded nursing care: public information leaflet
  5. Local area SEND inspections: information for families
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News and communications

  1. All inpatients with learning disability or autism to be given case reviews
  2. Next phase of adult social care recruitment campaign begins
  3. Vulnerable people receive almost 13 million extra hours of home care
  4. Interim Joint Chief Social Worker for Adults announced
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Research and statistics

  1. Northern Ireland Care Leavers 2018/19
  2. Domiciliary Care Services for Adults in Northern Ireland (2019)
  3. Quarterly Carers Statistics for Northern Ireland (July - September 2019)
  4. Quarterly Direct Payment Statistics for Northern Ireland (September 2019)
  5. Quarterly Child Protection Statistics for NI (July - September 2019)
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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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Organisations