fostering

October 31, 2019
Foster carers the benefits of pets

Foster carers should know there are benefits to having pets 1

Foster care agencies are likely to have carers that have pets in their homes. Just like any other family, a fair number of fostering families keep […]
October 24, 2019
Foster carers recollections

A foster carer recalls – ‘Pumpkins wear seat-belts too.’

Foster carers can always rely these days on a special event or anniversary in the calendar that will provide entertainment or activities for the children they […]
October 24, 2019
Foster care and sibling children

Foster care for sibling groups: the key issues explored

For everyone concerned with the process, of providing foster care, it’s well known that it’s important for siblings groups to remain together where possible. This is […]
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. […]