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Fostering or Adoption? The differences

Adoption or Fostering? Adoption Legal process – Court Order Adoption is a legal process by which all parental rights and responsibilities are permanently transferred to the adoptive parents by a court. The child legally becomes part of the adoptive family, as if they had been born into it, usually taking the family’s surname. Adoption has

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Dr. Sue joins forces with Simply Fostering

Children in the care system Have you ever lost something you know still exists? Perhaps it was an old picture, a sentimental letter or your favorite pair of shoes. Initially, you search and search for the item but you cannot recover it. It eats away at you, day after day, until you are lucky enough

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Foster carer Anne

A foster carers experience Becoming a foster carer Fostered for years Deciding to be a foster carer seven years ago turned out to be more work than I expected but on the other hand, the most rewarding thing I have done other than get married and have my own children. Fostering is for the children

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Footballers stand by Simply Fostering at David Hughes Testimonal

Footballers stand by Simply Fostering Testimonial match David Hughes match at Leigh United had a number of current and ex football stars and managers, who all support Fostering Fortnight (11th-24th May) and Simply Fostering in their drive to address the shortfall of 10,00 foster carers nationwide. The line up includes which includes : Rodney Wallace(Ex

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News Update

New Ruling for Kinship Foster Carers A new ruling has been delivered by the Court of Appeal which says that kinship foster carers (carers who are relatives or friends of a child they look after) must be paid to the same level as unrelated foster carers. A high court ruling that found that policies on

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Abuse in a Foster Child’s Background

Foster children – abuse According to statistics, in March 2014 there were 68,840 children in care in the UK*. This staggering statistic continues to rise every day, therefore it is very important for people (interested in foster care or not) to know how and why young people are put into care and the effects it

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Foster families denied crucial information

Foster families put at risk? A survey of foster families in England has found that councils have withheld information about children in their care. Many foster carers are not being told vital information which they need in order to care safely for their family, resulting in a large number of complaints to the local authorities.

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