Fostering and Adoption Service Annual Reports 2019/20
Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To review the Adoption and Fostering services performance report and approve related documents.
(a) the performance of the adoption service as outlined at appendix A to this report be reviewed, any risks to achievement of objectives noted and relevant mitigating actions approved; and
(b) the performance of the fostering service as outlined at appendix B to this report be reviewed, any risks to achievement of objectives noted and relevant mitigating actions approved.
Alternative options considered:
1. Under the National Minimum Standards for Adoption 2014 and Fostering 2011 Cabinet should receive updates on the management, outcomes and financial state of Herefordshire Council’s adoption and fostering services; it is open to Cabinet to identify additional or alternative actions to improve performance, but in doing so regard must be had to the resource implications of additional actions
Wards Affected: (All Wards);
Contact: Gill Cox, Head of looked after children Email: Gill.Cox@herefordshire.gov.uk Tel: 01432 383738.
Report author: Gill Cox
Publication date: 15/10/2020
Date of decision: 15/10/2020
Decided at meeting: 15/10/2020 - Cabinet
Effective from: 22/10/2020