Nid ydym yn gwybod a yw'r ymateb mwyaf diweddar i'r cais hwn yn cynnwys gwybodaeth neuai peidio - os chi ywTony Ferrino mewngofnodwch a gadael i bawb wybod.

Fostering Fees and Allowances

Tony Ferrino made this Freedom of Information request to Brent Borough Council

Automatic anti-spam measures are in place for this older request. Please let us know if a further response is expected or if you are having trouble responding.

We're waiting for Tony Ferrino to read recent responses and update the status.

Dear Brent Borough Council,

This request is in relation to the borough's "in house" foster carers, the payments to them and support provided in carrying out their role.

Please provide:
1. a schedule of weekly fostering fees and allowances
2. a schedule of payments for enhanced placements if appropriate
3. a schedule of competency payments or similar
4. financial detail of any other financial support to foster carers such as Additional allowances for holidays, birthdays and festive celebrations
5. financial detail of any other Additional payment and benefits, based on the needs of individual children
6. financial detail of Time-limited retention payments if carers are not allocated a child
7. financial details of any referral fee(s) / schemes if foster carers recommend friends and family members who go on to become foster carers
8. Financial information on Bonuses in recognition of long service or suchlike.
9. Detail of financial schemes for mainstream / enhanced / specialist payments not listed above
10. Detail of support packages provided directly or commissioned by the local authority and available to foster carers to support them in their foster caring role
11. Current number of borough foster carers with which child(ren) are placed
12. Current number of registered borough foster carers with no child(ren) placed.
13. Detail on the last time rates to foster carers were reviewed / increased / decreased.

I appreciate it's a busy time so if any of the above is already in the public domain please forward a link to published reports / council decisions.

Yours faithfully,

Tony Ferrino

Freedom of Information, Brent Borough Council

Thank you for contacting the FOI Team.

This is confirmation that we have received your email. You should receive
a further acknowledgment shortly with a reference number.

Due to the current coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic it is likely that there
will be an impact on information request response times. However we will
endeavour to keep you updated if there is a significant delay.

Brent's Black History Month event is on 22 October. [1]Book for free here!
[2][IMG]

--------------------------------------------------------------------------

The use of Brent Council's e-mail system may be monitored and
communications read in order to secure effective operation of the system
and other lawful purposes.

References

Visible links
1. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/black-his...
2. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/black-his...

Looked after Children and Permanency,

Information request
Our reference: 15587832

--------------------------------------------------------------------------

 
Dear Mr. Ferrino
 
Thank you for your request. We will forward it to the relevant department
who will contact you shortly.
 
Brent Council
Brent Civic Centre
Engineers Way
Wembley HA9 0FJ
[email address]
 
NOTE: Please do not edit the subject line when replying to this email.

Nigel Chapman,

Information request
Our reference: 15587832

--------------------------------------------------------------------------

 
Dear Mr. Ferrino
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000
 
Thank you for your request for information that was received on 15 October
2020, as follows:
This request is in relation to the borough's "in house" foster carers, the
payments to them and support provided in carrying out their role.

Please provide:
1. a schedule of weekly fostering fees and allowances 2. a schedule of
payments for enhanced placements if appropriate 3. a schedule of
competency payments or similar 4. financial detail of any other financial
support to foster carers such as Additional allowances for holidays,
birthdays and festive celebrations 5. financial detail of any other
Additional payment and benefits, based on the needs of individual children
6. financial detail of Time-limited retention payments if carers are not
allocated a child 7. financial details of any referral fee(s) / schemes if
foster carers recommend friends and family members who go on to become
foster carers 8. Financial information on Bonuses in recognition of long
service or suchlike.
9. Detail of financial schemes for mainstream / enhanced / specialist
payments not listed above 10. Detail of support packages provided directly
or commissioned by the local authority and available to foster carers to
support them in their foster caring role 11. Current number of borough
foster carers with which child(ren) are placed 12. Current number of
registered borough foster carers with no child(ren) placed.
13. Detail on the last time rates to foster carers were reviewed /
increased / decreased.

I appreciate it's a busy time so if any of the above is already in the
public domain please forward a link to published reports / council
decisions.
 
We are dealing with your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000
and we aim to send a response by 12 November 2020.
 
In some case, a fee may be payable. If we decide a fee is payable, we will
send you a fee notice and we will require you to pay the fee before
proceeding with your request.
 
The Freedom of Information Act 2000 may restrict the release of some or
all of the information you have requested. We will carry out an assessment
and if any exemptions apply to some or all of the information then we
might not provide that information to you. We will inform you if this is
the case and advise you of your rights to request an internal review and
to complain to the Information Commissioner's Office.
 
We will also advise you if we cannot provide you with the information
requested for any other reason together with the reason(s) why and details
of how you may appeal (if appropriate).
 
Yours sincerely
 
 
Nigel Chapman
Operational Director - Integration & Improved Outcomes
Children and Young People
020 8937 4456
[email address]
 
NOTE: Please do not edit the subject line when replying to this email.

Nigel Chapman,

2 Atodiad

Information request
Our reference: 15587832

--------------------------------------------------------------------------

Dear Sir
 
Please find attached response to your recent freedom of information
request.
Yours sincerely
 
 
Nigel Chapman
Operational Director - Integration & Improved Outcomes
Children and Young People
020 8937 4456
[email address]

Nid ydym yn gwybod a yw'r ymateb mwyaf diweddar i'r cais hwn yn cynnwys gwybodaeth neuai peidio - os chi ywTony Ferrino mewngofnodwch a gadael i bawb wybod.