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Appointment of a Clinical Lead

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Aly Thompson as our full time Clinical Lead. With over 10 years as a foster parent herself, Aly has studied to Master’s level at Essex University as a psychodynamic organisational therapist. She brings a wealth of experience, working in the charity, fostering…

What do they do?

As I mentioned in a previous blog, all industries have terms that you may not have come across before.  So today, here’s a list of people you might meet in your time in fostering with an explanation of their role: Advocates:  Advocates can offer advice and support to a child or young person. The…

Do you feel appreciated?

We all like being appreciated. But have you ever wondered why? What is it about receiving gratitude that nourishes us? We’re being valued As adults, we also thrive on positive feedback from our environment. Being valued and appreciated reinforces a positive sense of self-worth. And there is a precious moment…