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Help Stop Siblings Being Split Up in Foster Care

Large amounts of children are sadly separated from their brothers and sisters in foster care. In 2014 almost half of sibling groups went to different foster homes according to Action for Children.  The reason why so many are not kept together is simple. There’s a...

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Preparing for Your First Foster Child

Once you have been approved it won’t be long before you’re opening your home to your first foster child. This time can be exciting but also quite daunting, these are completely natural emotions. We remind our carers that we are here to give our support, but that’s not...

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Urgent Call for New Foster Carers in the Midlands

According to The Fostering Network, there are almost 55,000 foster families living in the UK. Within those families, there are nearly 64,000 children. That figure is just shy of 80% of the total 81,000 children that are living in care and away from their family home....

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Foster Carers, Be Share Aware

Keeping children and young people safe online can be quite daunting. It can be very hard tracking online activities, especially for older children. Foster carers and parents can help encourage online safety in young people by reaching them to be Share Aware. What is...

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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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