SEFTON SCP Safeguarding Policies and Procedures Online Manual

    22.16 Monitoring

    Last updated 23/09/2021

    The Senior IRO, in their private fostering champion capacity, will be responsible for undertaking sampling of private fostering files relating to both children and private foster carers. Information from review meetings and file sampling will, together with quantitative data regarding private fostering arrangements and partnership implementation private fostering action plan, form the basis of an annual report written by the Service Manager, Safeguarding Children to the Head of Service which evaluates the outcomes in relation to privately fostered children and an annual report to the Local Safeguarding Children Board on how the welfare of privately fostered children is satisfactorily safeguarded and promoted including cooperation with other agencies.