Children’s social care providers: fees and inspection frequency

Closes 7 Dec 2017

Opened 12 Oct 2017

Overview

We are seeking views on the following proposed changes to Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills (Fees and Frequency of Inspections) (Children’s Homes etc.) Regulations 2015, with a view to regulations coming into force in April 2018:

  • a 10% increase on current fees for most settings where fees are not already at full cost recovery;
  • reviewing the structure of future fees; and
  • ceasing inspections for closed children’s homes.

The consultation will run for 8 weeks.

Give Us Your Views

Audiences

  • Local authorities
  • Young people
  • Foster carers
  • Social workers

Interests

  • Adoption
  • Fostering
  • Accommodation (Looked after children)
  • Short break care