Meeting foster children's emotional and behavioural needs - legislation

Law and standards

The Law and Standards sections apply to England only.

A brief indication of how the law will change upon full implementation (September 2004 and September 2005) of the Adoption and Children Act 2002 is inserted in italics.

Compliance with statute and regulations is mandatory - compliance with standards is taken into account by the CSCI when registering and inspecting fostering service providers.

National Minimum Fostering Standard 6

The fostering service nurse make available foster carers who provided a safe, healthy and nurturing environment.