Feelings – Reviews and Planning.

Feelings – Reviews and Planning.

BLOG 9 – Covid 19 Lockdown Tuesday. I was in touch with another foster carer – my friend  Janet, (names changed)  just after her placement ended on Friday , then a couple of times over the weekend. She described her feelings of disappointment in detail. James had...
Feelings – Reviews and Planning.

Pathway Planning

BLOG 7 – Covid 19 Lockdown Today Michael ( names changed ) met his new 16+ Local Authority Social Worker (LASW) for the first time. It was a garden visit, so luckily the weather was sunny. Michael isn’t ever keen on having visits from Social Workers, basically because...
Feelings – Reviews and Planning.

Secrets

BLOG 6 – Covid 19 Lockdown The Coronavirus Lockdown has given many of us more time to reflect and reconnect.  Today I told a relatively close college friend of over 40 years that we have been foster carers for the past 9 years.  They confided in me that when we first...
Feelings – Reviews and Planning.

University Blog

Covid 19 Lockdown Blogs Alan( names changed )  is the eldest of the three siblings who came to us almost seven years ago. He was 13 year old and a terrified young man. He asked, on day 1, why we were doing this for him. Building his self-esteem, independence and...
Feelings – Reviews and Planning.

Foster Children

Covid 19 Lockdown Foster Children. Rhiannon ( names changed ) went out for a drive with her friend Elaine last night. Alan’s friends came over and lit the fire pit in the back garden. Michael ( now 16 ) stayed home, on his computer, as he has done throughout lockdown....