Fostering children

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 – […]
October 4, 2019
Foster carers and county lines 2

Foster care and the issue of county lines 2

Foster carers need to be aware that gangs present a serious risk to children and young people. They have become an entrenched part of the background […]