Benefits of FISS

Here are the top 5 reasons why fostering services choose our face to face support service:

1. Responsive service – guaranteed 24-hour response
  • Immediate support for your foster carer
  • Ability to meet National Minimum Standards
  • 85% of fostering services were very satisfied with the time taken for us to respond to their initial enquiry
  • 92% of fostering services said that they were very satisfied with the time taken for us to allocate their referral to an advisor

 

  1. Cost effective
  • Detailed breakdown of costs
  • Ability to control your budget
  • Ability to choose you service model (cost effective contract or spot purchase)

 

  1. Bespoke service
  • Opportunity to have case discussion/advice prior to a referral being made
  • Flexible working model to suit different cases
  • Ability to allow foster carers to self-refer
  • Opportunity to review all cases with a qualified manager

 

  1. A choice of locally based qualified professional advisors

 

  • Impartial local advisors who can attend review and panel meetings to support your foster carer if required
  • Our FISS advisors can visit your foster carer in the comfort of their own home
  • Local advisors who can attend carer support groups
  • Over 70 advisors nationally so there is always holiday and sickness cover available

 

  1. Feedback
  • Monitored outcomes
  • Feedback supplied to improve future practice
  • 100% of foster carers said they would recommend FISS to a friend or colleague who is in a difficult situation
  • 79% of foster carers said that the information and guidance that their FISS Advisor gave them was excellent
  • Opportunity for you to feedback to us via an online questionnaire

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