Foster carer

October 15, 2019
Foster carers need to advocate

Foster carers need to be empowered to advocate

Foster carers need more than ever to understand the lingua-franca of the educational establishment and the jargon it employs. To not be fully conversant means dis-empowerment. […]
October 11, 2019
Foster carers should understand obesity issues

Foster carers should be aware of the rising rates of obesity

Foster carers will probably be aware that the issue of childhood obesity has again hit the headlines. And this is despite figures from Public Health England […]
October 10, 2019
Foster care and dangers of cyberbullying

Foster carers need to argue for strict control of smartphones

Foster carers will recall that in the year of the great fostering debate – 2018 – which yielded the foster care stocktake, much was made about […]
October 9, 2019
Foster care requires younger applicants

Foster carers must come from a younger generation.

Foster carers as a type will usually be thought of as fairly stereotypical. Ask most people – who aren’t connected with fostering in any way – […]