24 January 2020 / Becoming a foster carer / Becoming a foster carer / Foster Caring
If you’re an ex police officer and you want to enjoy your retirement, spend time with family and stay occupied, fostering could be the perfect opportunity for you….
6 January 2020 / Becoming a foster carer / Becoming a foster carer / Foster Caring
Becoming a foster carer is a perfect alternative career for nurses as it allows you to carry on making a positive difference to people’s lives. So what are…
14 October 2019 / Becoming a foster carer / Becoming a foster carer / Families
Foster Carers play a critical part in the lives and upbringing of thousands upon thousands of children in care in the UK. But just how many foster carers…
29 March 2017 / Becoming a foster carer / Becoming a foster carer / Foster Caring
This post – about the training and career development you get as a foster carer – is the second in our Fostering Experiences series. The series turns the…
6 February 2017 / Becoming a foster carer / Foster Caring / Fostering children
Type ‘fostering’ into a Google search and the top results will be to local authority or government websites. However, independent fostering agencies (IFAs) – agencies like Perpetual –…
31 January 2017 / Families / Family Advice / Foster Caring
Welcoming your foster child into your home isn’t going to be as easy as simply opening your door. You need to treat him like any other child but…
10 January 2017 / Family Advice / Foster Caring / Foster Children
“Why bother? Nothing will work out anyway. No one cares and it doesn’t make a difference.” These are sentiments shared by those plagued by the feeling of hopelessness….
12 October 2016 / Advice for young people / Family Advice / Foster Caring
With the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games having finished, it’s a good time to discover how playing a sport can benefit your foster child (can I foster)….
10 October 2016 / Foster Caring / Fostering news
This month, at a meeting in Parliament supported by the shadow chancellor John McDonnell, around 60 foster carers voted to unionise and join the Independent Workers Union of…
/ Family Advice / Foster Caring / Health
Raising a child in care has its difficulties and challenges but it can be one of the must humbling and rewarding experiences for foster parents. Foster children and…