Foster care allowances and payments

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Dear Highland Council,

1) Please could you tell me your 2017-18 weekly foster care allowances for all age bands, NOT including any fee/reward element for foster carers.

2) Please detail your current fee/reward structure for foster carers (NB this is different to allowances for the child). Please include:
i) Details of the levels/bands for carers and how much you pay per week at each level/band.
ii) The number of foster carers on each level/band, including those that receive no fee on top of the child’s allowance.

3) Please could you tell me your weekly allowances to former foster carers looking after young people in 16+/18+ Continuing Care arrangements, broken down by year 1, year 2, and year 3+ if necessary.

4) Please detail your current fee/reward structure for former foster carers looking after young people in 16+/18+ Continuing Care arrangements. Please include:
i) Details of the levels/bands and how much you pay per week at each level/band.
ii) The number of former foster carers on each level/band, including those that receive no fee on top of the child’s allowance.

Thank you.

Yours faithfully,

Robert Cann

Highland Council

Case Ref: HC0226-2030

Dear Robert Cann,

 

 

We acknowledge receipt of your request for information under the
FOI legislation received on 20/07/2017.

 

 

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Foster care allowances and payments

 

 

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Dear Highland Council,

1) Please could you tell me your 2017-18 weekly foster care allowances
for all age bands, NOT including any fee/reward element for foster
carers.

2) Please detail your current fee/reward structure for foster carers (NB
this is different to allowances for the child). Please include:
i) Details of the levels/bands for carers and how much you pay per week
at each level/band.
ii) The number of foster carers on each level/band, including those that
receive no fee on top of the child?s allowance.

3) Please could you tell me your weekly allowances to former foster
carers looking after young people in 16+/18+ Continuing Care
arrangements, broken down by year 1, year 2, and year 3+ if necessary.

4) Please detail your current fee/reward structure for former foster
carers looking after young people in 16+/18+ Continuing Care
arrangements. Please include:
i) Details of the levels/bands and how much you pay per week at each
level/band.
ii) The number of former foster carers on each level/band, including
those that receive no fee on top of the child?s allowance.

Thank you.

Yours faithfully,

Robert Cann

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Dear Mr Cann,

 

RE: Freedom of Information - FOIHSC2017-038 - Foster care allowances and
payments

 

I refer to your request for information dated 21/07/2017 concerning Foster
care allowances and payments. 

 

Please see the attached response to your request.

 

 

 

Yours Sincerely

 

 

 

Lynn Thomson

Business Support Officer

Data Protection & Freedom of Information

Care and Learning Support Services

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Unless related to the business of The Highland Council, the views or
opinions expressed within this e-mail are those of the sender and do not
necessarily reflect those of The Highland Council, or associated bodies,
nor does this e-mail form part of any contract unless so stated.
Mura h-eil na beachdan a tha air an cur an cèill sa phost-d seo a'
buntainn ri gnothachas Chomhairle na Gàidhealtachd, 's ann leis an neach
fhèin a chuir air falbh e a tha iad, is chan eil iad an-còmhnaidh a'
riochdachadh beachdan na Comhairle, no buidhnean buntainneach, agus chan
eil am post-d seo na phàirt de chunnradh sam bith mura h-eil sin air
innse.

Listening * Open * Valuing * Improving * Supporting * Partnering * Delivering
Èisteachd * Fosgailte * Luach * Leasachadh * Taic * Com-pàirteachas *
Lìbhrigeadh

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