Five ‘myth busting’ questions often asked about fostering
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Five ‘myth busting’ questions often asked about fostering

It’s not uncommon to be asked ‘myth busting’ questions related to fostering.  There are a few that continually recur, with people wondering if they would be ruled out from fostering,…

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Five reasons to NOT become a foster carer
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Five reasons to NOT become a foster carer

There are many reasons why people become foster carers, ranging from wanting to ‘give something back’, through to ‘enhancing their family life experiences’.  However, there are some very clear reasons…

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Three reasons why learning and development is crucial for foster carers
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Three reasons why learning and development is crucial for foster carers

Not everyone considers that fostering is a professional role.  Understandable.  Caring for children in your own home..as with parenting…is not a ‘job’ but a life choice.  Fostering is indeed a…

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The Tao of becoming a foster carer – there must be more to life than gyming and lunching…?!
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The Tao of becoming a foster carer – there must be more to life than gyming and lunching…?!

The route to becoming a foster carer is inevitably a variable one and will alter from person to person, from family to family.  For some, it’s to give back to…

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Why we need you to make the choice to foster
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Why we need you to make the choice to foster

About fifteen years ago, the preparation training for foster carers was called ‘choosing to foster’.  It has since changed but the old title remains classically apt.  Fostering is a choice….and…

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