NAFP briefings

Children and young people in foster care: contact/family time and social work visits during 'lockdown' (England) 10 November 2020

Emerging out of lockdown: facilitating social work visits to children in foster care

UK government response

Coronavirus (COVID-19): UK government response


Working with children’s services providers during COVID-19: guidance to commissioners Local Government Association

Contact: How can contact be managed virtually and what are theimplications for foster carers, adoptive parents, family members (e.g. siblings, divorced parents) and children? What Works for Children's Social Care? 23 April 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19): financial support for education, early years and children’s social care 17 April 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for local authorities on children’s social care (updated 1 July 2020)

Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance on vulnerable children and young people

What the coronavirus bill will do 17 March 2020

DfE coronavirus helpline 0800 046 8687

Ofsted suspends all routine inspections 17 March 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) listed as a notifiable disease 5 March 2020; The Fostering Services (England) Regulations 2011: SCHEDULE 7 Events and notifications

Guidance on Isolation for Residential Education Settings

Procurement Policy Note 02/20: Supplier relief due to COVID-19 20 March 2020


Public Contracts Scotland supplier support


Children’s social services during the COVID-19 pandemic: guidance

Eligibility for ongoing provision for children who are vulnerable, or whose parents are critical to the COVID-19 response 20 March 2020

Useful links

10 things residential and foster care managers must remember they already know about leading through uncertainty Dr Iain Matheson 23 March 2020

Care Leaver Covenant advice & information

Children’s guide to coronavirus, Children's Commissioner for England

Coronavirus Easy Read Guides, Council for Disabled Children

Contracting the CoronaVirus – Force Majeure? Anthony Collins Solicitors 18 March 2020

Coronavirus - help for foster carers with anxiety (PDF)

Coronavirus training for foster carers (free)

Covid-19 Mutual Aid UK

How to make sure your organisation is prepared for an increase in home working and advice on spotting coronavirus (COVID-19) scam emails 17 March 2020

How to Obtain an Isolation Note Providing Proof of Coronavirus Absence from Work 20 March 2020

Input into Covid-19 Contingency Planning, National Network of Parent Carer Forums 17 March 2020

Professional practice guidance for home visits during Covid-19 Pandemic BASW 3 April 2020

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