Tag Archives | Fostering

Male carer and child

Children, Social work leaders

Half of foster carers considering quitting due to cost of living crisis, finds survey

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Children, Social work leaders

Regional care commissioning ‘risks greater costs, bureaucracy and remote decision making’

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Children, Social work leaders

Foster carers feel ‘cut adrift’ by social workers when facing allegations

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Children

Should – and could – councils reduce their reliance on independent fostering agencies?

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Children

‘She was heartbroken – and no amount of love was going to fix that’: how fostering is not what you think

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investigations

Children, Social work leaders

‘Dysfunctional’ care market needs overhaul to tackle high prices and scarce placements, says watchdog

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Children

Foster carers plan exit after council cuts fees for some by £100 a week

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Vivian Okeze-Tirado, overall winner at the 2021 Social Worker of the Year Awards

Children, Social work leaders

Social Worker of the Year: ‘As social workers, we promote social justice’

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Children, Social work leaders

Better relationships with children’s social workers ‘key to tackling foster carer crisis’

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Jigsaw puzzle showing supply demand gap

Children, Social work leaders

Fostering system at risk of reaching ‘breaking point’, warns Ofsted

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Children, Social work leaders

Government introduces target on percentage of agency social workers in children’s workforce

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Andy Elvin, chief executive, TACT

Children, Workforce

Councils should lose responsibility for children in care to national service, says fostering charity

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Children

Foster care matching needs resource boost to tackle “crisis” decision-making, research finds

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Children, Social work leaders

‘Why recognising foster carers as workers would provide more stability for children and reduce costs’

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Surrey County Council

Employer Zone

Fostering better relationships with social workers

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Children

Why the term “foster carer” is a problem

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