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Attracting and Keeping Carers - December 2014

As the calendar year draws to a close, this month’s Attracting and Keeping Carers blog reaches you a little earlier than normal to avoid being lost in the festivities.

Attracting and Keeping Carers - August 2014

Next month sees one of the greatest migrations of young people across the UK as hundreds of thousands leave home to begin their university education.

Attracting and Keeping Carers - May 2014 part II

There seems to be no let-up in the pace of this year’s Foster Care Fortnight activity, typified by the excellent work you’re doing in your local communities. Our media monitoring systems are reporting over 700 pieces of coverage across the UK.

Attracting and Keeping Carers - April 2014

I start this month’s blog the day after April Fools’ Day, so rest assured that this month’s AKC blog is wind-up free… although I'm sure some will beg to differ!

Attracting and Keeping Carers - October 2013

The i’s have been dotted and t’s have been crossed, and we can now announce the 15 local authorities that we will be working with to March 2014 to support them in their recruitment of foster carers.

Attracting and Keeping Carers - September 2013

As the new term starts, I’m grateful that I’m beyond the age to be dragged around the shops to pick up new items of uniform, including shoes with enough room to grow into.

Attracting and Keeping Carers - August 2013

I seem to have been on a one man mission of late to share the virtues of becoming a foster carer with any friends or members of family who I think would be suitable… and are prepared to listen!

Attracting and Keeping Carers - July 2013

During foster carer recruitment campaigns, we often hear from foster carers who are confused by the messages that their fostering service needs more carers, when they themselves are without a placement.

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