Decision details

Corporate Parenting and Fostering Strategy update (verbal item)

Decision Maker: Social & Health Care Overview & Scrutiny Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To inform Members of changes to Fostering nationally which could impact Flintshire and includes very sensitive information.


TheMarketing and Recruitment Officer shared some news on a National Initiative to improve Foster Care Recruitment for Local Authorities due to be launched mid-July.  She explained background to fostering and the difference between Local Authority fostering and businesses advertising for Foster Carers for profit making organisations.


                        The Senior Manager - Children and Workforce advised that today was just to make Members aware of an announcement in mid-July and that the Marketing and Recruitment Officer would come back and give a presentation once it had gone live.




That the update be noted.

Report author: Craig Macleod

Publication date: 01/07/2021

Date of decision: 01/07/2021

Decided at meeting: 01/07/2021 - Social & Health Care Overview & Scrutiny Committee