Surrey Annual Foster Carer Survey 2021

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Closes 28 Sep 2021

Introduction

1. Please tell us your primary approval type:
(Required)
2. How would you describe the support you receive from your SSW/Supported Lodgings officer?
3. How could we improve this?
4. How would you describe the support the child in your care receives from their social worker or PA?
5. How could we improve this?
6. How would you describe the support you have received in an emergency by the Fostering Out Hours Service?
7. How could we improve this?
8. How would you describe the support received from the EDT ( emergency duty team)
9. How could we improve this?
10. How would you describe the service you have received from the Gateway to resources Team (GTR) when discussing new children and matches?
11. How could we improve this?
12. How would you describe the support the child in your care has received from CAMHS?
13. What could we do to improve this?
14. How would you describe the support the child in your care has received from the Virtual Schools?
15. What could we do to improve this?
16. How would you describe you and your child’s experience of working with the contact service?
17. How could this be improved?
18. How would you describe your experience of being considered as part of the professional team in terms of the care planning and decision making for the child in your care?
19. How could this be improved?
20. If you are part of a Mockingbird Constellation, how would you describe the support you have received from this model?
21. How could this be improved?
22. How would you describe the support you receive from your buddy?
23. How could this be improved?
24. How would you describe the support you receive from the Foster Carers Association?
25. How could we improve this?
26. Using the scaling below, how would you rate development to you as a foster carer/supported lodgings carer? (0 is poor and 10 is outstanding)
27. How do you prefer to access training?
28. What training courses would you like to see on offer that are not currently available?
29. How would you describe the support groups you attend?
30. How could we improve this?
31. How do you prefer to receive widespread communications from the service?
32. How frequently do you use Yammer?
33. What can you tell us about your experiences of Yammer?
34. The Breakfast with Service Managers have been introduced in 2020 as a way to enable all carers to meet with and hear about the developments of the fostering and wider children’s service. Please tell us how you would describe these events?
35. How could we improve this?
36. How would you describe the communications received from the Fostering Association?
37. How could we improve this?
38. We are often looking for carers to assist us in developing the service. Would this be something that would interest you?
39. What could we do to encourage you?
40. Please suggest 3 things that we could do that would help you feel able to expand your approval range ie to teenagers/Children With Disabilities’ / sibling groups / EDT?