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Tag: foster carer

Judith’s Blog: Foster Parent v Foster Carer

4 July 2018

Over the years, many fostering organisations have called individuals who look after children "Foster Carers" believing that this reflects the level of complexity and responsibility families take on when they look after children on behalf of the state. After all, foster carers are trained, assessed and supported to take on the challenge of trying to piece together some…

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Fostering Panel Questions – What to Expect

The fostering panel is the last stage of your fostering application.  A team of experts in the field including Family Fostering Partners staff as well as independent members will meet with you.  The panel will make a recommendation on your suitability to foster based on your application but the Agency…

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Foster a Baby with Parent & Child Fostering

Make a difference by fostering a baby alongside their parent. Parent and child fostering is a great opportunity to help keep a family together. There is often a huge demand for parent and child foster carers as it is a very specialist type of foster care. When people think of…

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