Safer Caring

Foster carers in the Wessex team attended a safer caring and managing allegations training on 21 March 2019, at Middlemoor in Exeter, run by Kayleigh Hawkins from Lilac Maison.

This was an informative course and there was much discussion and participation from foster carers, feedback was very positive.

The content of the training included:

The role and status of foster carers
Safer caring and the relevance for this in the team around the child or young person
Vulnerability and life experiences Decision making and accountability
Risk sensible v risk averse – a realistic and proportionate approach to risk, so children and young people can grow and learn
Managing allegations
Caring for a young person aged 18+
Delegated authority
Fostering in a digital world

Why not have a look at our training programme to see all the opportunities available to help in your fostering role?

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