Childcare Law Update

The Supreme Court, has decided that a Local Authority is legally liable for abuse carried out by the foster carers

This is a decision that will have far-reaching consequences for Local Authorities – it means that even if foster carers have been properly checked, trained and monitored, the Local Authority is still liable to compensate for any abuse to children placed in their care. 

To learn more about the judgment download the Childcare Law Update or contact our Child Protection Team.

The Supreme Court, has decided that a Local Authority is legally liable for abuse carried out by the foster carers.

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