Battle of Bannockburn Visit for Chernobyl Children – Foster Parents Article

Each year, the Swiis Fife Team nominate a charity they want to support. This year, they have been supporting the Chernobyl Children’s Lifeline – Fife Link. This local cause provides a valuable experience for many children living within the Chernobyl disaster affected zone. The group bring children from Chernobyl over to Scotland and local groups and organisation host days out for them.  As part of our support to the charity, Swiis Foster Care Scotland arranged a trip to the Battle of…

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Swiis Foster Carer Attends Fostering Network Celebration Event – Foster Parents Article

Recently, The Fostering Network held a fun day for primary school age children and foster carers to celebrate the amazing contribution foster carers and their families make to fostering across Scotland. Fife Trainee Social Worker, Annie Arbuckle tells us all about the event.  “Only one family from each fostering agency could attend the celebration, so Swiis foster carer, Audrey was nominated by the Permanence Team to represent Swiis Foster Care. Audrey was chosen in recognition of her being a highly motivated,…

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A Fun-filled 30th Party in Fife – Foster Parents Article

On the 6th July, the Swiis 30th Party for the Fife Team and Permanence Team took place on a beautiful Scottish summer day. Staff within the two teams came together to create a party worthy of a 30-year celebration. Ruth Caldwell, Fife Team Senior Practitioner, tells us all about it.  The townhall in Lochgelly was transformed quickly by lots of busy staff making balloon arches, and running around getting food and drinks prepared and tables set out. The creation of a…

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What is Foster Care Fortnight? – Foster Parents Article

Posted on May 14, 2018 at 12:36 pm Today, the annual Foster Care Fortnight campaign launches across the UK, but what is the next two weeks all about? Why do we need a fortnight dedicated to foster care? Foster Care Fortnight is the UK’s biggest foster care awareness raising campaign, delivered by the charity, The Fostering Network. It has been running for nearly 20 years and celebrates the inspirational commitment, passion and dedication of foster carers. The main aim of…

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Learning About The Battle of Bannockburn – Foster Parents Article

The Fife and Permanence Teams from our Dunfermline office tell us about a recent very interesting trip for our children and young people. “The Fife and Permanence Teams from Dunfermline arranged a trip to the Bannockburn visitors centre, during the Easter holidays for seven young people, plus a carer and several staff from both teams. This educational trip was so we could all learn about the Battle of Bannockburn, which took place on the 24th of June 1314. Part of…

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