This report provided details of the work completed by the Fostering Service over the last year, how in-house fostering services had met the needs of Medway’s looked after children and of the work which should be undertaken in the coming year. The report detailed the work for the financial year April 2020 to March 2021.
The annual report was considered by the Children and Young People Overview and Scrutiny Committee on 30 September 2021, details of which were set out at section 4 of the report.
The Cabinet noted the comments of the Children and Young People Overview and Scrutiny Committee set out at section 4 of the report.
The Cabinet noted the Fostering Service Annual Report 2020-21.
The National Minimum Standards for Fostering (2011) require that Fostering Agencies report the activity of the fostering service to its governing bodies.