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Tag: foster parent

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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Foster Care and Attachment

What is attachment? When we speak about attachment in children, it refers to the bond between someone who needs care and their caregiver. If a child or young person is distressed or in danger, they will look to that attachment figure for help and comfort.  In babies, attachment bonds are…

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Single Foster Parent FAQs

Family Fostering Partners love single foster parents! Families come in all shapes and sizes and we think that that’s something to be celebrated. We value our carers for their amazing personalities, their commitment to providing a loving home, and for the warmth and friendliness they bring to our community and…

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