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10 ideas for a summer day out

Stuck for ideas of what to do to keep the

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5 tips for managing and having fun during the summer holidays

Summer holidays are fast approaching and for foster carers this

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Foster carers should always feel valued

The Adolescent and Children’s Trust (TACT), the UK’s largest dedicated

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“We just need to be around the right people.”

This week, millions of viewers tuned in to watch the

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Choosing the right path for your fostering journey: independent fostering agency or local authority?

The journey to becoming a foster carer involves careful consideration,

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Fitzgerald Fostering Bucks the Trend With High Foster Carer Satisfaction Levels

Research released by Foster Wiki this week has revealed that

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More foster carers needed

As this year’s Foster Care Fortnight continues, The Fostering Network

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Nurturing Futures: The vital role of training support in foster care

Training for foster carers is both essential and mandatory. However,

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Supporting Teenagers During Exam Season

Fostering teenagers during exam season can be challenging. The foster

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World Book Night

World Book Night returns this week, a celebration of the

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Foster Care Enquiries Drop to Lowest Level in Five Years

The number of initial enquiries from potential foster carers in

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Role models – Joe Swash’s inspiration to become a foster carer

“If you can see it, you can be it.” We

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Gone Too Far – the Impact of Regularly Moving Children in Care

A film shown in the House of Lords last week

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Closing the Gaps in Academic Achievement

A report published this week by the Education Policy Institute

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Celebrating Diversity: LGBTQ+ Adoption Week

This week (4-10 March) is LGBTQ+ Adoption and Fostering Week,

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Helping children to be ‘School Ready’

This week, early education charity Kindred² published the results of

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Mobile Phones: The Challenge of Keeping Children & Young People Safe Online

Restricting children’s access to inappropriate content on their mobile phones

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Councils Award £4.4m Funding For Foster Care Recruitment

Fitzgerald Fostering has welcomed the news that the Department for

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Fostering Children with Special Needs

Foster care has the power to transform the lives of

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Fostering LGBTQ+ Youth: Promoting Inclusivity and Acceptance with Fitzgerald Fostering

Foster care is a transformative experience that offers children and

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Foster Care Myths Debunked: Separating Fact from Fiction

There are numerous myths about fostering and being a foster

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Honouring Foster Carers

Can you imagine what it must be like to have

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How to successfully foster a teenager

Teenagers are often considered difficult and hard to handle, especially

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Why do foster carers quit?

The Social Market Foundation has estimated that the current number

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Fit to Foster medical

What is a fit to foster medical? A fit to

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Respite foster care

What is respite foster care? Respite foster care is used

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John Lewis Christmas Advert 2022 – Foster Carer Dedication

The much-anticipated Christmas advert from John Lewis arrived on 10th

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Fostering as a career

Is fostering a full-time job? Fostering is a job where

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What is short-term fostering?

Short-term fostering is temporary foster care for children or young

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Can I Foster if I Work Full Time?

Whether you can foster whilst working full-time depends on a

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Can You Foster as a Single Parent or Carer

There is often a misplaced myth that fostering is only

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How long does it take to become a foster parent?

Fostering a child might seem like a long and difficult

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What are fostering agencies?

An independent fostering agency is a voluntary or private organization

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Ofsted Inspection October 2021

Ofsted inspectors visited Fitzgerald Fostering between 25th and 29th October

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What do fostering services look for on an initial visit?

Here at Fitzgerald Fostering we really look forward to meeting

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Caring with Pride – Fostering as LGBTQ Parents

We are delighted to see that Pride month 2021 has

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Emotional Health: Coping in the pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic and the restrictions it has placed on

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Fostering – be the difference now.

Fostering is something that many people think about, but they

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Digital Safeguarding & Fostering

The ‘digital world’ (mobile phones, tablets, social media; the internet;

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Stacey & Pete

Stacey and Pete have been foster carer’s with Fitzgerald Fostering

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Claire & Helen

Claire and Helen have been foster carers for just over

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Anne & Mark

Anna and Mark met when they were 17 and have

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