We’re delighted to announce we have achieved Ofsted Good in a recent inspection. We’re delighted with this result that demonstrates the commitment our team contributes to build brighter futures for everyone at Capstone. Here is what Ofsted had to say:

  • Children benefit from stable placements. Sibling groups are able to remain together, which provides continuity and consistency in their lives. 
  • Children feel accepted as part of the wider family of their foster carers. ‘I do not use the term carer, I say family because that is how I feel and get treated’, were the highly positive words expressed by a young person.  
  • Children are able to maintain family ties and this helps them to maintain and feel pride in their identity.  
  • Children placed long term have developed trusting relationships with their carers.
  • The agency places the diverse needs and well-being of the children at the heart of its practice.
  • This is a strong management team to take the agency forward.  
  • Foster carers and staff have positive views about the agency.    

Regional Director, Seamus Jennings, said: “I am grateful to everyone (staff, foster carers, and young people) who made this happen. I especially want to thank my staff for their hard determined work over many months.”


 We are delighted to tell you we have arranged a Costco membership for all foster carers and staff within the Capstone Foster Care Group.  This will give you significant benefits as a ‘Trade’ member.

Costco has 24 stores throughout England, 3 stores in Scotland and 1 in Wales.  All are open 7 days per week and sell almost everything you might wish to buy at significantly lower prices than offered in normal retail shops.  They regularly issue SAVINGS offer booklets at different periods throughout the year.  A further bonus… bigger savings!

Checkout www.costco.co.uk and be surprised by the range of what you can buy there.  You may be able to save several hundred pounds each year from your visits to Costco.

Here are foster carer friends Julian and Shauna making the most of their membership!



The Eastcote office have been busy with three activities for our young people to start off the summer holidays.

We started in Luton where we headed for the MFA Bowling Alley, with eleven young people and nine carers, we enjoyed a game of bowling followed by  lunch. One young person commented “we all played together, had a good time and met new people”.

Next, we were in Croydon at the Oxygen Trampoline Park, with six young people and four carers. One carer took three buses to get to the venue and her young person had never been on a trampoline before, what a fantastic new experience! A young person commented “I enjoyed the activity and it allowed me to meet new people, who I will keep in touch with”.

Our last port of call was Hollywood Bowl in Finchley, where ten young people and four carers joined in the fun. Comments from young people included “today was really fun because I met other people, played bowling and had a lovely burger”, “I have enjoyed everything and would love to come again. This was amazing, fun and crazy”


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