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August 29, 2018
Transgender foster care and guidance

Foster care: transgender carers to be better supported by social workers

The shortage of foster carers at the present time is well documented: over 9,000 new foster families are still needed this year. The number of ‘looked […]
August 28, 2018
Foster care stocktake and pupil needs

Foster care: responding to the fostering stocktake 2

For all of us involved in the world of foster care, expectations were high earlier in the year due to the foster care stock take and […]
August 23, 2018
Foster care - summary facts

Foster care: a summary of what parenting involves

As a foster carer, you are responsible for providing a stable, secure and safe home for a young person who can’t live with their own family. […]
August 22, 2018
Foster care: small details are important

Foster care: maintaining the dignity of a child is paramount

In life, as they say, “it’s often the little things that count”. For foster children experiencing the upset and dislocation of being moved from their birth […]