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Existing carers

  • Existing Carers

This page is for all our existing foster carers. Here you will find helpful documents, training sessions and practice issues. All downloads and links will open in a new window.

Our Statement of Purpose

Statement of Purpose 2016/17

Foster Carers' Charter

Foster Carers' Charter

National Minimum Standards

The National Minimum Standards standards are designed to be applicable to the wide variety of different types of fostering service. Many providers will aspire to exceed these standards and develop their service in order to achieve excellence.

National Minimum Standards

Training Guide 2016/17 for Merton Foster Carers

This guide contains details of the courses, which are being offered to all of Merton's foster carers and Supported Lodgings carers.

Download our Training Guide

Training Guide 2015/16 for Merton Foster Carers

This guide contains details of the courses, which are being offered to all of Merton's foster carers and Supported Lodgings carers.

Download our Training Guide  

Guide to Fostering Booklets for Children and Young People

Children and Young Person's Guide to Fostering

A Guide to Fostering for Children (4-10)

Funding for two-year old Looked After Children

Download our Free Childcare for Two-Year Olds booklet booklet or visit Free Childcare for Two-Year Olds

Other resources and links

Information on Safeguarding including Merton's Child Protection Procedures:

Merton Safeguarding Children Board

Child Protection Procedures

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