Foster care allowances and payments

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Dear Comhairle nan Eilean Siar,

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

CNES FOI Team, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

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20/07/2017 14:40 - Robert Cann wrote:

Dear Comhairle nan Eilean Siar,

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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