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Working while fostering

When it comes to fostering there are a few misconceptions, especially the fostering and working life balance. Yes, fostering does take up a large amount

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Emergency Foster Caring

What does emergency foster care involve? When we think of fostering, we tend to think long term placements, however, there are so many different elements

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Foster Carer Renewals

We need to renew some documents for foster carers every three year. These include medical reports, LA checks, and DBS police checks. Medicals In order

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Carers Logs

As a foster carer part of your role is writing daily logs about the child’s daily lived experience. There are several reasons for writing logs:

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Child Safety

All children in care need to feel safe and be safe. Foster carers are expected to actively safeguard children and promote their welfare. The carers

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LIFE STORY WORK

For many looked after children, the stories that they need to understand are complex and painful: stories of violence, loss, illness, death, drugs and sexual

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Social Worker Stories

Carer By Name, Carer By Nature Prior to becoming a supervising social worker for Caring Hearts Fostering I was working as a social worker in

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Fostering Panel

Attendance at panels is a regular feature of fostering and for many, it can be a daunting experience.For most, their first experience of attending panel

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Fostering In London

Fostering in London can be a very rewarding experience, whether you are looking to do it on the side or full-time. It is an opportunity

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