Expansion and contraction

In This Week in Fostering’s news round-up – buyers identified for Acorn foster carers; Carers for teenagers urged in Fostering Fortnight; Safeguarding boards not to quiz judges in serious case reviews; Lemn Sissay reveals care history to theatre audience; LGA calls for budget safeguards ahead of General Election; Foster care professionalisation blog Sale of carers…

Aspirations, staying close, stress and nursery rhymes

5 July 2016: News round-up THE GOVERNMENT is to develop a ‘staying close’ policy for children in residential care which will enable them to live near, maintain ties and receive support from their former residential home until they are 21, children’s minister Edward Timpson announced this week. The move coincides with the release of a…