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Month: September 2020

Preparing to be a Foster Parent

28 September 2020

It’s great that you’re ready to start preparing to be a foster parent. Fostering is an amazing thing to do and helps give a child a second chance to live a happier and brighter life. However, fostering isn’t just beneficial for children and young people, foster parents gain so much joy and life satisfaction from the children in…

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Fostering Regulations Bedroom Sharing

28 September 2020

Prospective foster parents often have a lot of questions regarding the rules surrounding children’s bedrooms and bedroom sharing. It can seem like there are a lot of regulations to follow, but this is because a child’s room is very important. A bedroom is a safe space where a child or young person can go to feel comfortable, relaxed,…

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Parent and Child Fostering Assessments – What Do you Need to Know?

Parent and child foster care is very different from foster care in general. Although it is a type of fostering, it does not involve looking after a foster child in the same way as you would if you were a long term, respite, or emergency foster carer.  This is because…

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Fostering Criteria Explained

If you’re thinking about fostering, you may be wondering if you’re eligible and what you need to do to become a foster parent. The good news is that nearly anyone can foster! Many different people from different walks of life and with different backgrounds and experiences choose to foster. It’s…

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