Foster carers come in all shapes and sizes. And like all of us they can be prone to the stresses and strains of ordinary day-to-day-life. But what happens when day-to-day-life suddenly becomes extraordinary as it now has. Many people – including foster parents – will be discovering that the fears and anxieties most of us share – normally kept under control – are becoming amplified due to the pandemic. Covid-19 will make this particularly tough for those already afflicted by hypochondria and general health anxiety. It’s normal to pay attention to one’s own health and well-being, but for some this develops into a type of paranoia that can be utterly debilitating. Fear and anxiety can become all-consuming. And this is when times are normal. We are all now being asked to isolate and practice social distancing. But as social beings, this runs counter to all our normal inclinations – alarming enough in itself. Fostering a sense of proportion is itself going to be a…
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