Monthly Archives: October 2019

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Eleanor Smith MP visits Freedom Fostering

Eleanor Smith MP visited Freedom Fostering for the second time on 12th September 2019. This is the first visit from the MP following our recent Ofsted rating of Outstanding.  She congratulated us on our Ofsted success and our staff discussed with her that the rating was long overdue because of the hard work and dedication [...]

By | October 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

‘Children’s services need to integrate to improve – here’s how’

Seconding staff from the full range of children's services into integrated teams would help tackle the disjointed working at the heart of the sector's problems, argues Dr Chris Hanvey It is indisputable that children’s services face huge challenges. A report earlier this year from Parliament’s housing, communities and local government committee described children’s services in England as [...]

By | October 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Foster carers describe the positive impact of fostering

A young same-sex couple have described the positive impact fostering has had on their lives in a bid to inspire others to do the same. Natalie and Terri (above) fostered two sisters, aged four months and 11 years, to keep them from being separated in the care system. The married couple, from Bromley, said they [...]

By | October 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Freedom Fostering Visits Shropshire!

After the success of this summer's visit to Shropshire, many of our children and young people asked to go back again. So, from Friday 27 to Sunday 29 September, we visited Shropshire on a residential weekend at Quinta Christian House. We were welcomed by the Quinta team! After a hearty breakfast to fuel up for [...]

By | October 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments