A great place to start is to understand the support and guidance which is available to you. Below is information about the CAF Toolkit, leaflets and free training.

Four Step CAF Process

This simple diagram illustrates the CAF process in four simple steps.

Four Step CAF Process

CAF Central Records

Once written consent has been obtained the CAF should be logged at CAF Central Records, they should also be informed of the Lead Professional details and contacted again when the CAF is closed.

Tel: 0800 954 0476 to log your CAF.

CAF Central Records Poster

The CAF Toolkit

This is the main CAF guidance document. It has been designed to support practitioners with step-by-step practical implementation of the Common Assessment Framework.

CAF Toolkit

CAF Information for Children, Young People and their Parents/Carers

This is a simple introductory leaflet which you could print out and share with young people and their families.

CAF: Information for Children, Young People and their Parents/Carers leaflet

If you require CAF leaflets in a community language, please contact the CAF team.

FREE Training

Free CAF training is available for all staff working with children and families across all agencies in Nottingham City.

Quality Assurance Framework

To help the CAF process be conducted to high standards a Quality Assurance Framework has been produced. Click here for more information.

Regional Transfer Flowchart

Use this flowchart to support the transfer of CAF's into and out of Nottingham City.

East Midlands CAF Transfer Flowchart


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