Social care compliance handbook

Author:
OFSTED
Publisher:
OFSTED
Publication year:
2015
Pagination:
192
Place of publication:
Manchester

This handbook sets out the legal background to Ofsted compliance work and their powers. It is used in regulation of adoption support agencies, children’s homes, residential holiday schemes for disabled children, independent fostering agencies, residential family centres and voluntary adoption agencies. While it is written for use by internal Ofsted staff it is published to enable providers, managers and interested parties to understand Ofsted’s compliance processes. The ‘Quick guide’ to the handbook contains an overview of the key elements of the compliance work, including how Ofsted receive information about concerns and the initial action that they take in response. Subsequent sections contain more detailed information about each of Ofsted compliance powers and how they make decisions, and must be referred to in conjunction with the ‘Quick guide’. (Edited publisher abstract)

Subject terms:
inspection, regulation, social care provision, adoption agencies, residential child care, foster care, family centres, residential care;
Content type:
practice guidance
Location(s):
England
Link:
Register/Log in to view this resource

Key to icons

  • Free resource Free resource
  • Journal article Journal article
  • Book Book
  • Digital media Digital media
  • Journal Journal

Give us your feedback

Social Care Online continues to be developed in response to user feedback.

Contact us with your comments and for any problems using the website.

Sign up/login for more

Register/login to access resource links, advanced search and email alerts