The Fostering Panel
The Purpose of the Fostering Panel
The main functions of the Fostering Panel are to:
- Advise on the suitability of persons who apply to be foster carers.
- To state whether their recommendations are in respect of a particular child or children, and to clarify whether the prospective carers are to be approved for certain ages or categories of children.
- Consider the continuing approval of foster carers' following their annual carer's review or other significant changes in their circumstances.
- Advise on any other matter relating to the fostering service.