Carer counting

In the news round up this week: The Welsh Assembly wrestles with an absence of new foster carers; a spate of new data; delays in admitting children into new schools; and Barnet’s new charity for children in care Cardiff’s carer crisis There is no-one left in the Cardiff area willing or able to be recruited as…

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…