fostering

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. […]
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 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 […]
September 27, 2019
Foster care for LGBT+ carers

Foster care should look to the LGBT+ community

Foster carers are needed as never before. This year the country is short of over 8,000 fostering families. And recruiting foster carers is becoming increasingly challenging. […]