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  • 15 December 2022
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Annual Return 2023 – guidance for providers

We want to share the requirements for the 2022-23 Annual Return as early as possible.

We have produced guidance to advise providers how to complete the Annual Return for 2022-23, which includes a list of the questions which will be in the Annual Return.

The guidance is published on our Submitting an Annual Return page

Who needs to complete an Annual Return?

The following types of provider will need to complete the Annual Return:

  • Care home services
  • Domiciliary services
  • Secure accommodation services
  • Residential family centre services
  • Regulated fostering services
  • Regulated adoption services
  • Regulated advocacy services
  • Adult placement services

When will the next Annual Return exercise take place?

Next year’s Annual Return exercise will commence on 1 April 2023 and conclude at midnight on 26 May 2023.