Record Keeping In Foster Care training

Everyone who works with children and young people must know how to keep and share information. In foster care, this can involve unique challenges.

This course enables learners to understand the principles that underpin good record-keeping, and how to apply rules of confidentiality within their own work.

Access this course as part of the following online course package(s):

This course will cover:
  • Legislation and regulations
  • Filing systems
  • Daily recording
  • Serious incident forms
  • General advice
  • Confidentiality and privacy
  • Involving children and young people in record keeping
This Record Keeping in Foster Care course has been designed specifically for people who want to know more about record keeping for looking after children in their care.Whilst it provides a focus for people working in Children's Services, it will also be useful to a wider audience of people who would like to know more about the need for keeping comprehensive and written records.We can deliver this course either: online, as a webinar, or as a face-to-face programme. If you have your own LMS and would like this course as a SCORM file, please get in touch.
The online version of this course will take 3 hours to complete. The webinar versions are usually 2-3 hours long and face to face delivery will usually be around 4-5 hours.

You can access this course in three ways, as an online course, as a webinar, or with face-to-face delivery.

Online courses come as part of a course bundle with unlimited access for one simple subscription.

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Record Keeping In Foster Care eLearning course - Grey Matter Learning

Aims of the Record Keeping In Foster Care course

By the end of this course, you will:

  • Know about record keeping and record maintenance in foster care
  • Key legislation on record keeping
  • Know how to record and keep records in foster care

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Additional course information

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