IWGB Foster care workers to protest Devon Council’s dramatic cuts and changes to foster care on the 9th of October 

IWGB Foster care workers to protest Devon Council’s dramatic cuts and changes to foster care on the 10th of October  The IWGB will protest dramatic cuts to 40% of Devon County Council’s most experienced foster care workers Cuts are a de facto demotion and will no longer pay foster carers based on skill Council’s proposals …

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Help us stamp out intimidation, bullying and victimisation

We need everyone to help us stamp out intimidation, bullying and victimisation of workers, it has no place in the 21st century and it certainly has no place in services dedicated to children. By Sarah Anderson, Chair, England & Wales I was at a meeting in Birmingham yesterday (where I am very excited to say we …

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The Fostering Stocktake and Allegtions

Fostering Stocktake and Allegation The Fostering Stocktake has been published this week and immediately drawn criticism from across the Fostering Community, but whats the big deal By John Collier This week has seen the publication of the report on the Fostering Stocktake that was conducted for England and Wales and I think it’s fair to …

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Game changing report from Education Select committee enquiry

Education Select Committee Publish Report Finally the Education Select Committee Published it’s report into the state of Fostering in England and Whales. By Sarah Anderson Early this morning the government released the Education Select committee’s report on fostering,  the Rt Hon Robert Halfon, chair of committee delivered the most damning indictment of the foster care industry. It …

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