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Can I Afford to Become a Foster Carer?
Can I Afford to Become a Foster Carer?
Some people are put off foster caring because they feel that they can’t afford to become a foster carer. Although finances are definitely a consideration when…...
Caring for Someone With 
Dementia: A Case Study
Caring for Someone With Dementia: A Case Study
Dementia is a growing problem, and currently affects around 750,000 people in the UK. In this case study we look at how Richard copes with caring with his wife Paula’'…...
Combining Fostering With Other Paid Work
Combining Fostering With Other Paid Work
It is possible to combine fostering with other paid work. This is especially true because there are so many different kinds of fostering that you can do....
How I Manage Financially as a Foster Carer: A Case Study
How I Manage Financially as a Foster Carer: A Case Study
Julie and Les, are married and are foster carers. Both are registered carers but Les works full-time while Julie is the main carer. How do they manage financially and…...
How Much Will I Get Paid to Be a Foster Carer?
How Much Will I Get Paid to Be a Foster Carer?
At one time foster carers were seen as volunteer workers who cared for children and were paid an allowance which covered their costs, rather than a wage as such. Now,…...
Training and Support for Foster Carers
Training and Support for Foster Carers
Support and training is available for foster carers to ensure that they have the right skills to be a good foster carer. There are standards, published by the…...
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