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A “crisis” is used to label everything- but in this case I think it’s right.

We seem to live in a world that is plagued by crises – covid, cost of living, housing, mental health, NHS etc but having spent the last 8 months working with a fostering service I now know it to be true that our children and young people are facing a crisis of their own.

Societal Views of Foster Care
The Impact of Societal Views on Foster Care

Here from someone who has spent eight years in care, as she shares her views on what it’s like being placed into foster care and why societal views need to change on those in care.

Therapeutic Parenting isn’t ‘soft’ Parenting

Therapeutic parenting is nurturing care that adheres to strict routines and boundaries. It is also about understanding that the child’s behaviour is communication.

Self-Care
The Importance of Self-Care for Foster Parents

Many fostering services talk of the importance of self-care within their foster parent’s routine. evolve makes sure it actually happens.

Don’t you get too attached? Of course we do- that’s the whole point!

Let’s start at the beginning: why did you want to foster?

I initially wanted to foster as I always saw myself having a family but was told by doctors that I had a less than

Fostering regulations and sector legislation

Fostering agencies are subject to regulations, relevant legislation and acts. These aim to ensure that children and young persons are safeguarded and there is a high level of support to achieve positive outcomes. They also cover practice guidance, key reporting requirements and other key compliance areas. Please see a summary below of the key and relevant legislation:

Who are the key contacts when you foster?

Each fostering organisation is registered with Ofsted and there are two key positions that must be appointed. These are subject to an interview with Ofsted and application process.

What support will I receive from my social worker when fostering?

Each foster carer has their dedicated and allocated social worker. Your social worker will have relevant experience and be social work qualified.

What events and activities will Evolve Therapeutic Fostering provide and organise?

The events and activities for foster carers and children are really important and key part of the support for foster carers. Events are aimed to be inclusive and encourage participation

Is becoming a foster carer in Brighton and Hove right for you?

The first step on the journey to becoming a foster carer in Brighton with Evolve is considering your commitment and time for fostering. Fostering is challenging and can be difficult at times, so you need to be dedicated and have the right approach.

Learn about your foster carer payments with Evolve located in Croydon

Fostering is hard work and challenging, it is very important that your payment for fostering reflects your efforts and the needs of the child or young person placed with you. Evolve, with its local office in Croydon, has rewarding and competitive fostering carer payments

What does your foster carer payment cover in Brighton and Hove?

Fostering is challenging and hard work, it is important that your payment for fostering reflects your efforts, dedication and the needs of the child or young person placed with you.

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Take a life-changing first step to becoming a foster parent. We’ll get back in touch with you
to discuss your needs and answer any questions you might have.
Telephone
01795 342425
WhatsApp
07951 869385
Scan QR to open WhatsApp
evolve foster QR code