‘Quality, Equality and Safety in Care’ is the phrase we have adopted as a guiding principle for Acorn Fostering Services Ltd.
Our endeavours, deliberations and whatever we do are guided by this principle.
Inherent in this phrase is our mission statement; to complement this we also have a set of principles, values underpinning our services, and organisational operations that we believe in and are committed to observe.
These key values are:
Commitment – Partnership – Integrity – Quality – Investing in People – Equality of Opportunity – Safety
Associations and Accreditations
Ofsted – Acorn Fostering Services is Ofsted approved, see all our reports. The Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. Our Unique Reference Number (URN) is SC060131
NAFP – Acorn Fostering Services is a member of the NAFP – The Nationwide Association of Fostering Providers (NAFP) is a UK trade association that campaigns for independent and voluntary sector fostering providers (IFPs).
FosterTalk – Acorn Fostering Services is a member of FosterTalk, which is an independent, not-for-profit organisation providing high quality professional support to foster carers.
IIP – Acorn Fostering Services is working towards achieving the Investors in PeopleStandard by supporting its staff and carers with an IIP approved training and personal development scheme.
BAAF – Acorn Fostering Services is a member of BAAF – The British Association for Adoption and Fostering – the UK’s leading adoption and fostering membership association, promoting the highest standards of practice in adoption, fostering and childcare services.