Fostering Guides

Fostering During The New Reality

As the social-distancing rules have been relaxed, we take a look at how our own foster carers coped with and adapted to the Covid-19 lockdown, and how it affected children in their care. Some carers are trying to recreate the school day to give some structure. For...

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Sensory Care Made Simple: Touch

Sensory Care Made Simple: Touch

Senses are the way we detect our world, helping us understand what we see, hear, touch, smell and taste. We also have three other senses which help us to detect the world. They are largely unknown but play a crucial role in how we feel. These senses are called...

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What To Do If My Foster Child Won’t Eat?

What To Do If My Foster Child Won’t Eat?

When your child will not eat it becomes a worrying time for all parents and carers, however you are not alone. Although forcing a child to eat more than he/she needs, can only lead to tears, tantrums and stressful mealtimes for all involved. Make sure to take a look...

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My Foster Child Won’t Go To School

My Foster Child Won’t Go To School

When a child doesn’t go to school it can have a huge impact on both the child themselves and on everyone else in the household. Refusing to go can be a sign of problems in or out of school and it’s important to focus on getting to the underlying cause of why they...

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My Foster Child is Stealing

My Foster Child is Stealing

Telling tall tales is a normal part of growing up... Many children go through a stage of telling tales or mistruths and often taking things that are not theirs. This is part of child development and children working out right from wrong. This can happen at different...

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How To Support Your Foster Child With Homework

How To Support Your Foster Child With Homework

Why is helping your foster child with homework helpful? Parents and carers who take an interest in their children's homework have a better knowledge of their education. Additionally, children who are able to complete homework tasks successfully are likely to develop a...

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