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October 30, 2018
Therapeutic foster carers in demand

Foster care delivered in a therapeutic context: a series 1

Whilst there will always be a need for mainstream foster carers, it is an undeniable fact now that there is an urgent need for service providers […]
September 5, 2018
Giving foster care for young teens

Foster a teenager: setting basic ground rules is essential

Basic strategies for for providing foster care for teenagers If you foster, the most important thing to do is to demonstrate that you really care – […]
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 10, 2018
Foster Understanding of IFAs

Foster care and the role of an independent fostering agency

In very simple terms, the role of an independent fostering agency is to place vulnerable children in foster homes. The ‘looked-after’ children are referred by a […]