Ofsted recognises that implementing a new The Regulations include Quality Standards which set out the aspirational and positive outcomes that we expect homes1 to achieve. No changes have been applied to the text. How inspectors make judgements under the SCCIF 5 5. These Regulations relate to the role and responsibilities of Ofstedunder the Care Standards Act 2000. In regulation 4(1)(b) of the Refuges (Children’s Homes and Foster... 56. A large chunk of this cost is made up of requirements associated with compliance with the Children’s Homes Regulations and Quality Standards 2015. Ofsted has the responsibility to inspect and report on independent schools, children’s homes and fostering agencies in England. 6.The address, and the type of establishment or accommodation, to... 7.The dates on which any money or valuables are deposited... 8.The statutory provision (if any) under which the child is... 9.Contact details of certain persons in relation to the child. The young people who live at this home continue to make positive progress in many areas of their lives. The name, address and telephone number of any employer of... Information relating to the care, protection or safety of the child. All inspections of children's homes will be carried out under the new framework, taking into account with the new regulations and standards, from that date. Other records with respect to children’s homes, 2.Staff, staff rosters, persons residing or working in the home, visitors. We find it helpful to define them as follows; The Children’s Homes Regulation 2015– What providers must lawfully adhere to. 2. We help social care professionals stay up to date on issues and developments in the sector. This is the original version (as it was originally made). New regulations on the running of children’s homes have now been finalised, and will come into force on 1 April 2002. Inspection handbook: children’s homes Guidance for the inspections of children’s homes from April 2015 This guidance is designed to assist inspectors from the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills (Ofsted) when conducting inspections of children’s homes. 22.Details of any accident or serious illness involving the child... 23.Details of any immunisation, allergy, or medical examination of the... 24.Details of any health examination or developmental test conducted with... 25.Details of any medicines kept for the child in the... 26.Any special dietary or health needs of the child. The Regulations include Quality Standards which set out the aspirational and positive outcomes that we expect homes1 to achieve. Proof of identity including a recent photograph. Types of inspection 17 9. The registered person(s) must comply with the given timescales. A further 25 homes de-registered, after receiving warning notices about breaches of regulations. Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills (Fees and Frequency of Inspections) (Children’s Homes etc.) Ofsted will be given new powers under the proposals to take legal action and issue enforcement notices which would force illegal providers to close, register or … STANDARD 26: 26.1: Positive steps are taken to keep children, staff and visitors safe from risk from fire and other hazards. This guide is for all those involved with the care of children, and in some cases those aged 18 or over, in children’s homes. Ofsted also warned about the uneven spread of residential children’s homes around the country. Introduction 3 2. Staff, staff rosters, persons residing or working in the home, visitors. Ofsted will be given new powers under the proposals to take legal action and issue enforcement notices which would force illegal providers to close, register or … Each Quality Standard is intended to have an aspirational, child-focussed outcomes statement children’s homes are expected to achieve, followed by what are claimed to be a clear set of underpinning, measurable requirements that homes must meet in order to achieve the standard. 5.The arrangements for supporting the cultural, linguistic and religious needs... 6.Details of who to contact if a person has a... 7.Details of how a person, body or organisation involved in... 9.A description of the home’s policy and approach in relation... 11.If the home is registered as a school, details of... 12.If the home is not registered as a school, the... 17.Details of the home’s approach to behavioural support, including information... 19.Details of the experience and qualifications of staff, including any... 20.Details of the management and staffing structure of the home,... 21.If the staff are all of one sex, or mainly... Information required in respect of persons seeking to carry on, manage or work at a children’s home. Its role is to inspect and regulate services that care for children and young The Children’s Homes (England) Regulations 2015 encourages providers to continually look for ways to improve the quality of care provided, including the use of research and development. • The number of times children were housed in unregulated accommodation – which means they faced no checks by Ofsted, which typically inspects homes … 57. Review. the original print PDF of the as made version that was used for the print copy.