Duck or rabbit?

The Fostering Network has written to the children’s minister to express its disappointment at “a lack of vision and ambition for the future of fostering”  in the recently published fostering stocktake. As we await the government’s response, This Week in Fostering looks at whether the stocktake authors have really got it so wrong. We are…

Crisis? What crisis?

The report from the government’s stocktake of fostering in England has been published, leaving many disappointed. Foster carers were left reeling last week after a government-ordered report into the English fostering system found that carers’ pay was adequate and allegations procedures fit for purpose – while also recommending that moves to grant foster carers worker…