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Teens Hygiene Blog

Encouraging personal hygiene in teenagers Blog. Puberty is a difficult time for everyone. Teen’s bodies begin to develop in ways they do not understand, and their hygiene habits also must develop. Hygiene for teens can be a difficult subject to bring up. However,...

Emergency Placements Blog

What to expect from emergency foster placements Blog. Emergency foster carers provide shorter-term care for children and young people who may need somewhere to stay at short notice. These children may be entering care because of a bereavement in their family or...

Long Term Foster Care Blog

The pros and cons of long-term fostering Blog. With all forms of fostering there are ups and downs. In most cases, the aim of fostering is to return a child to their birth parents or guardians. However, this is not always possible. In these cases, a child is placed...

Foster Care Blog

Empty Nest Syndrome – Fostering Blog Empty Nest Syndrome is a condition that often affects parents and carers. It is when children have grown up to the point to begin their own independent lives and leave the nest. Sometimes this will be when they leave home to...

Therapeutic Fostering Blog

What is therapeutic fostering Blog? A therapeutic foster carer’s job is to learn about the child’s background and understand what has gone wrong. Once they have learnt this, they decide how best to support the child’s emotional and psychological development. Through...

Foster Care Insurance Blog

The importance of home insurance for foster carers Blog. It is not a requirement to have specialist home insurance, although it is strongly recommended. Most fostering agencies will expect you to inform your insurance company of your fostering role. It is recommended...