The UK’s leading fostering charity has today published a report calling for tailored transition arrangements for children in foster care on their return to school, and for the primary focus of the initial return to school to be on students’ mental health and wellbeing.
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Foster carer medicals
In recent years fostering services have increasingly expressed concern about the difficulties with the system of obtaining health information about prospective foster carers. In response to this issue The Fostering Network, CoramBAAF and the Nationwide Association of Fostering Providers (NAFP) have jointly surveyed its fostering service members in England in Winter 2019/20 to understand more about the issue and its wider impact on fostering.