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Nicky and Chris - Our Connection to Fostering

Published on: 2015-06-02 13:57:00

Nicky and Chris met whilst working for Nexus Fostering. After taking many people through the process of becoming foster carers, Nicky and Chris decided to take the plunge themselves. This is their story....

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Is cost cutting jeopardising foster placements?

Published on: 2015-05-15 13:43:00

The NAFP have published a report suggesting that cost cutting in local councils is jeopardising some foster placements with independent agencies.

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Tackling the issues of parent and child fostering

Published on: 2015-05-13 13:57:00

Parent and child foster placements allow the parent a chance to successfully care for their child and develop their parenting skills. However, this can be a testing time for the foster carer. Learn how to tackle the issues in this helpful article.

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HMRC e-learning webinar for foster carers

Published on: 2015-05-12 16:44:00

Got a lot of questions about tax and National Insurance? Would you like to know about an easier way to work out if you need to pay tax? If so, this HMRC e-learning course is for you.

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Social Media and your foster child

Published on: 2015-05-06 13:54:00

With the majority of young people’s social interaction being done online these days, it is becoming increasingly important for parents and foster carers to monitor their children’s activity online.

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Short Term Fostering

Published on: 2015-04-29 13:47:00

We often hear people saying they’d like to offer ‘short term’ foster care. When questioned what they understand this to mean, they are sometimes unaware of the different types of short term fostering. So, here’s some more information about short term fostering and the foster carer’s role.

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Birth Child and Foster Child: A Mutually Beneficial Relationship

Published on: 2015-04-24 14:25:00

This infographic aims to educate the audience about how the foster child can benefit the birth child and how the birth child can benefit the foster child.

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Memories are Safe in a Kids Step

Published on: 2015-04-24 11:32:00

Regular Support Groups are an invaluable opportunity for our foster carers to get together and share ideas and experiences. After all, there’s no one better equipped than a fellow carer to understand the tremendous rewards and the occasional challenges that fostering brings!

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Keeping their independence – The positive effects of Long Term Fostering

Published on: 2015-04-22 13:26:00

Long term fostering is different to adoption but can still provide stability and security for the foster child. Discover more about the benefits and positive effects of long term fostering.

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Our founding director Grace Wyatt becomes Chair of the NAFP

Published on: 2014-10-28 10:07:00

We are delighted and proud to announce that Grace Wyatt, director of Nexus Fostering, has been elected/appointed to the position of Chair of the Nationwide Association of Fostering Providers.

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