Fostering children

October 23, 2020
Foster care and sex education

Foster care and education about sex and sexuality

Foster carers, like all parents, have a responsibility for ensuring those they care for are educated about sex and sexuality. This is essential for all members […]
October 22, 2020
Fostering knowledge of the importance of identity

Fostering knowledge of the importance of identity to children

Fostering carries many different challenges. Caring for a child is nor simply about meeting the basic needs of food, warmth and shelter. It is about so […]
October 13, 2020
Foster or adopt the need is pressing

Foster or adopt? A shortage of applicants in the UK

It will come as no surprise that the nationwide shortage of foster carers is mirrored by a shortage of people across the UK considering adoption. There […]
October 12, 2020
Fostering and kinship care 2

Fostering and the importance of understanding kinship care 2

Fostering has many different aspects. Children and young people come into foster care for all sorts of reasons: no two stories will ever be the same. […]