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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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Foster Care and Record Keeping

Record keeping quickly becomes part life for foster carers. However, many people who make enquires on becoming a foster carer in Worcestershire have no idea that record keeping is involved. Today we will share some information on record keeping and foster care but...

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Children’s Social Care at Breaking Point

The Local Government Association, representing 370 councils across England and Wales, has issued a warning that children’s social care is now at breaking point.  The increase in demand for support has led to 75% of councils overspend by over half a billion pounds. ...

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Replacing Foster Care with Boarding School

The government is aiming to encourage local authorities to send vulnerable young people to boarding school instead of full-time foster care.  Children have already been funded by their local council to attend a boarding school in this way. Currently, roughly 100...

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What is Attachment?

Attachment has a lasting effect. Secure attachments will influence the entire life of a person, as will insecure attachment. Foster carers have training and resources that help them to fully understand attachment, how it develops and the problems that can be caused by...

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0345 222 1007

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