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Help Young People Eat a Healthy and Balanced Diet

Did you know that young people eat almost three times more sugar than their recommended daily amount? Shocking isn’t it. Eating too much sugar is a cause of concern as it can lead to unhealthy weight gain and diseases in later life. Sugar isn’t the only problem....

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Welcoming Our New Education Ambassador

If you have read our latest newsletter you will already be aware of the latest addition to the Foundation Fostering team. However, we would like to extend a warm welcome to Helen, our new Education Ambassador. Helen has a history in Social Care and Education and...

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Foster Carers Introduced to the Secure Base Model

On 10 May a group of foster carers attended training led by Gill Cutter titled “Secure Base”. The day offered an introduction to attachment: the history of understanding attachment, including the work of John Bowlby; a definition; references to research;...

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Support and Training for Our Foster Carers

We are dedicated to providing children and young people with a happy home life and positive outcomes. This is achieved by looking after the well-being and development of our foster carers. By giving our foster carers the support they need, they, in turn, are ready to...

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NSPCC Study Finds Children Don’t Feel Safe Online

Children are not feeling protected when they’re online, according to a recent study by the NSPCC. 1,696 children aged between 11 and 18 years were questioned as part of the NSPCC’s Net Aware programme.  Four out of five children feel that the social media companies...

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4 Fostering Myths Busted

Many potential foster carers don’t ever get as far as making an enquiry with a fostering agency because of misconceptions. Today we want to encourage you to take the first step on your fostering journey by busting a few of the most common fostering myths. You can’t...

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A Carers Guide to Pokémon Go

Pokémon Go is still a hugely popular game, even if the trend has died down a little from last summer. New Pokémon have been added, there are frequent events and the summer holidays around the corner.  With all that in mind, we thought it would be a good idea to offer...

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What is Foster Care Fortnight?

Foster Care Fortnight takes place on Monday 8 to Sunday 21 May 2017, but what is it?  The fortnight is a campaign that runs each year by The Fostering Network. It is designed to raise the profile of foster care, share information on how fostering changes lives and to...

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E-Safety:10 Tips to Stay Safe Online

E-Safety Tips The Internet is part of life these days. Most children have access to the Internet; it’s used in schools and in our homes.  It’s a remarkable thing with many positives for children to benefit from. The Internet is educational, a place to be creative and...

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