The new normal at our foster agency

The new normal at our foster agency

We saw, nationwide, a 44% increase in the number of children requiring foster care Covid-19 and foster care We are hopeful that a vaccination programme will bring about the changes we are looking for, but we still hear that we are in for a difficult winter with...
Back to school

Back to school

Our challenging times Many parents saw this, at least initially, as very challenging. Yes, some schools remained open for some pupils, but the majority were out of school, out of their familiar routine and no longer able to be with their friends. For these reasons,...
What we look for in a foster carer

What we look for in a foster carer

The ability of foster carers to enable a child in their care to reach their true potential thanks to  their combined experience, knowledge and support, as well their own resilience levels. The warm personal relationship our foster carers have with their...
It’s how we do things around here

It’s how we do things around here

The knowledge that we are available and committed to supporting our foster carers at all times. The level of confidence felt by our carers as a result of their knowledge and skills, built as a result of the development we provide, especially in the subject of trauma...
Relationship led support

Relationship led support

Foster carer support is an area debated frequently; it can also be a measurement of an agency’s success. The levels that foster carers feel supported determine an agency’s success. When foster carers feel happy with the service they are receiving they will tell others...