Process for Applicants

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Initial enquiry to Fusion Fostering made via the website, email or telephone call

Process for Applicants

An informal chat with a member of the Fusion Fostering Social Care team, an enquiry pack sent out and a home visit arranged

Process for Applicants

A home visit by a Fusion Fostering Social Care Team member where an application form and all relevant forms will be given if its felt appropriate to proceed to undertake the “Skills to Foster Training Course”

Process for Applicants

Initial 3 day Skills to Foster Training Course

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Process for Applicants

Decision not to proceed

Decision to proceed

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If you decide to proceed in becoming a foster carer the application form and all the relevant documents given will need to be completed by the 4th day

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Home Study/ Assessment Process (Approx. 3-5 months)
Includes Referee Visits
Medical / DBS Checks
Local Authority Checks

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Completed Skills Assessment presented to Fusion Fostering Panel

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Process for Applicants

Not Approved as Carer’s by Fostering Panel

Approved as Foster carer

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Appeals Process (if required)