Young People

Loneliness Awareness Week | Loneliness in Children & Young People – Foster Parents Article

Posted on 21st June 2019 by Beth Owen An infographic on loneliness in children & young people | Loneliness Awareness Week What is Loneliness? “A subjective, unwelcome feeling of lack or loss of companionship, which happens when we have a mismatch between the quantity and quality of social relationships that we have, and those that we want.” Loneliness Awareness Week Loneliness is a feeling that can be experienced by anyone. It is common for isolation and loneliness to be seen as…

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Lorimer Fostering Events | Foster Care Fortnight – Foster Parents Article

Posted on 26th April 2019 by Beth Owen During this years’ Foster Care Fortnight™, the team at Lorimer Fostering will be helping to raise awareness of the need for more foster carers, particularly in the Manchester, Merseyside, Cheshire and Lancashire areas. Come along to one of our Lorimer Fostering events to find out more about becoming a foster carer. FOSTER CARE FORTNIGHT™ For those who do not already know, Foster Care Fortnight is a two-week campaign ran by The Fostering Network charity.…

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Birth Child Stories: Meet Zoe | Blog Series – Foster Parents Article

Posted on 29th March 2019 by Beth Owen BIRTH CHILD STORIES When people make the transition to become Foster Carers it doesn’t just have an impact on them. It also impacts on the entire family including their own birth children. As a foster carer you are allocated a Supervising Social Worker to support you, as a looked after foster child you are allocated a Social Worker to support you too but for a birth child they can often feel invisible to social…

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