National minimum standards for children's services
This page lists the national minimum standards for Children's services.
All references to the Care Standards Inspectorate for Wales (CSIW) in these documents should be read as Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW).
These standards determine whether child minding and day care settings are providing adequate care for children under the age of eight.
This document contains the national minimum standards which are applicable to registered adoption support agencies in Wales.
These national minimum standards form the baseline for judgements made by CSSIW regarding registration and compliance with the Residential Family Centre regulations 2002.
This document contains the regulations and national minimum standards applicable to voluntary adoption agencies in Wales.
These standards must be taken into account by Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW) in determining whether the local authority adoption service is meeting the relevant regulatory requirements.
These standards relate to the welfare of students aged under 18 who are accommodated in or by Further Education colleges in Wales.
These national minimum standards are the responsibility of the National Assembly for Wales.
The National Minimum Standards for Residential Special Schools are issued by the National Assembly for Wales.
This document contains the national minimum standards applicable to fostering services.
This document sets out National Minimum Standards for Children's Homes issued by the Welsh Assembly Government under Section 23 of the Care Standards Act 2000.