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It is advantageous for children in foster care to have caregivers who are strongly attached to them. However, foster parents may have difficulty attaching to the children placed in their care because they fear the grief that they will feel if a child is removed. The parents of premature babies...
Foster parents often feel irresolvable grief when a child they have loved and nurtured is removed from their home. Their grief response is frequently unrecognised and misunderstood, and can lead to problems regarding the retention of the carers on which the system relies. This article examines...
The author uses her background in social work and social anthropology to argue that food does and should play a key role in fostering households. She draws on examples of good practice from the UK, Sweden and Japan to illustrate how the everyday strategies used by some carers can build bonds and...
The history of adoption in the UK can be divided into two approximate eras: prior to 1980, ‘relinquished’ babies were placed with childless couples; post-1980, adoption was increasingly seen as an alternative permanence option for children in care. This article explores the changes and...
There is a shortfall of foster carers currently in England as the number of children in care is rising faster than the number of foster carers. Supporting foster carers in their role of providing safe nurturing environments for children in the looked after system is crucial in ensuring their...
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