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Tag: post pandemic fostering

Being a foster parent in 2021

13 October 2021

Fostering in a post-pandemic landscape As 2021 nears its end and with 10 October marking World Mental Health Day, here at Family Fostering Partners, we can't help but pause and reflect on the year past. What does the future hold for our existing foster parents, their families and those people who are considering foster care for the first…

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What is a care order?

Care orders and joining a foster family Before a foster family can welcome a vulnerable child or young person (anyone under 18-years-old) into their lives, several processes will have taken place to ensure that the foster home is the best place for that individual at that point in time. The…

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What is a looked after child?

Children who are looked after - words matter as much as actions When you start researching information on becoming a foster parent, chances are you’ll quickly come across the term “looked after” in reference to children or young people in care. Whilst the home nations have some nuanced differences in…

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