Scotland specific

Independent Care Review (Scotland)

The Promise  

Following the publication of the Independent Care Review’s reports in February 2020, The Promise Team took over to implement the review’s recommendations with the objective to keep the promise to improve the care system outlined in the reports. 

The Promise Team will publish their plan, once signed off by their oversight board, in January 2021. We therefore wrote to Fiona Duncan in November 2020 to outline the key areas we think need to be included in the plan to improve the care system for foster families in Scotland. 

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 10:08 By Daniel.Sinclairtfn on January,22nd 2018

Walking Tall

About Walking Tall

The Fostering Network in Scotland received funding from the Big Lottery Fund for a two-year project named Walking Tall. The aim was to consult primary school-aged children on their thoughts about living in foster care. This included both children in foster care and the sons and daughters of foster carers. A children’s participation worker was appointed to co-ordinate the workshops and to work alongside a steering group of volunteers to create an activity book.

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 16:21 By Daniel.Sinclairtfn on July,5th 2017

Fostering Community Champions

Foster carer champions

This exciting project offered a unique service to foster carers in Scotland.

Foster carer champions are experienced foster carers with an excellent ability to listen to and support carers who may be experiencing problems or just need some one to talk to. Champions have expertise in a wide variety of areas, such as:

Tue, 12/15/2015 - 15:03 By admin on December,15th 2015