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Are You Really Listening?

One of the most important skills you can have, not only as a foster carer but in your everyday life is listening. The effectiveness of your listening has an impact on the way you perform your job and the quality of the relationships you have with other people in your...

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Saying Thanks to Sons and Daughters of Foster Carers

The Fostering Network has launched the month-long celebration of the vital contributions that are made by the sons and daughters of foster carers throughout the UK.  Sons and Daughters Month is an annual campaign that puts focus on the birth and adopted children of...

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Changes to the Foundation Fostering Team

It’s been a busy time for us here at Foundation Fostering. At the start of the month, we said goodbye to Justin Daniels, our excellent social worker student. Justin has been an incredible asset to our team during his time with us. We wish him good luck as he continues...

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Listening to Our Foster Carers

Last week we touched on the importance of listening. The child’s voice needs to be heard and therefore active listening is a powerful tool that carers, professionals, and parents need to have under their belt. As a fostering agency, we also believe in the value of...

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The Child’s Voice: The Value of Actively Listening

A child that isn’t listened to is a child that feels disempowered. Carers and professionals are expected to know what is best for the children and this often results in the feelings and the wishes of the child going unnoticed, along with their rights. Children are...

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Interesting in Becoming a Foster Carer?

We are always interested in talking to anyone who is interested in becoming a foster carer in the Midlands.  One of the biggest difficulties we face is finding people who are genuinely interested in fostering children. A recent report by Action for Children stated...

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What is Cyberbullying?

In 2016, ChildLine carried out 12,000 counselling sessions with children and young people about online issues. Cyberbullying is a serious problem that can happen at any time and in any place. Children are not safe from cyberbullying whenever they have access to the...

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Can I Transfer to Foundation Fostering?

Foster carers are free to choose who they work with, so it is always your choice if you would like to transfer to a different fostering agency, including transferring to Foundation Fostering.  If you are a foster carer you’re free to transfer to us. Your rights are...

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Adoption and Fostering – What’s the Difference?

Many people contact us to learn more about fostering in the West Midlands. One of the questions we get asked is whether or not they will be able to adopt children via our fostering services. We provide specialist fostering services and not adoption services in the...

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0345 222 1007

Foundation Fostering
Acorn Business Centre, Roberts End, Hanley Swan, Worcestershire, WR8 0DN