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August 31, 2018
Foster care and stable placements

Foster care and the need to improve placement stability

Detailed statistics from the government covering the period 1st April 2016 to 31st March 2017, relating to the provision of foster care are available for scrutiny. […]
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. […]