Pride Fostering Service’s key values are to ensure high quality care is provided to children placed in our care and for our foster carers to receive excellent support. We focus on positive outcomes and Every Child Matters.
Our care standards and company ethos are recognised by third parties as evidenced below: Ofsted
Pride Fostering Service was registered with Ofsted in September 2009.
Our initial inspection, when registering, was positive and we are awaiting a full inspection from Ofsted following the introduction of the new National Minimum Fostering Standards 2011. PAN London Approved
Pride holds the above status with PAN London and we work with several London boroughs. Framework agreements
We have recently been appointed to the Framework agreement for Luton, Central Bedfordshire and Bedford. This involved a tendering process covering quality and pricing.
We also have preferred provider relationships with other Local Authorities reflecting our service and cost effective outcomes. Policies and procedures
We have extensive policies and procedures including (but not limited to):
- Safeguarding children
- Delegated authority
- Missing children
- Promoting independence
- Fostering panel and approvals