Guidance documents and forms

Here you will find useful guidance to help you in your everyday role as a foster carer. If you find any information that does not appear here that you feel might be useful to other foster carers please let us know.

Forms 

Health appointment log (pdf)

Foster Carer Agreement (word)

Foster parent travelling expenses claim form (pdf)

Foster parent travelling expenses claim form (word)

Foster parent travelling expenses guidance (pdf)

Foster child travelling expenses claim form (pdf)

Foster child travelling expenses claim form (word)

Foster carers daily recording log (pdf)

Foster carers daily recording log (word)

Foster carers recording sheet (pdf)

Foster carers report for foster carer review (pdf)

Guidance documents 

Protect your state pension (pdf)

Child car seat law (pdf)

Caring for children at risk of having Hepatitis B or C or HIV (pdf)

Firework safety checklist (pdf)

Social networking and Facebook - information for foster carers (pdf)

Guidelines for foster carers claiming DLA on behalf of a child placed in their care (pdf)

Foster carers task descriptions (pdf)

Alcohol information sheet for foster carers (pdf)

FRANK - drugs and young people in foster care (pdf)

Techno Safe - A guide for parents and carers: keeping children safe with technology (pdf)

All Wales Protocol - Missing Children (pdf)

Adoption & Fostering Services - Smoking Policy (pdf)

All Wales Child Protection Procedures

South East Wales Safeguarding Children's Board

Finance Assessment Procedure - Special Guardianship Orders & Residence Orders

Handbook

This is your handbook to help you in your role as a foster carer. If there's something you need to know but can't find it in the handbook, don't hesitate to contact our fostering team.

Contents (pdf)

Introduction (pdf)

Section 1 - Contacts (pdf)

Section 2 – You the foster carer (pdf)

Section 3 – Foster carer support (pdf)

Section 4 – Children and young people (pdf)

Section 5 – Finances (pdf)

Section 5 – Finances (family and friends) (pdf)

Section 6 - Complaints and allegations (pdf)

Section 7 – Legal Framework (pdf)

A-Z guide to fostering (pdf)

My Life Book Templates

Template 1

Template 2

Template 3

Template 4

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