Fostering children

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 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 […]