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Specialist Foster Carer Stories

Specialist Foster Carers care for children and young people whith complex needs and challenging behaviours

Specialist Foster Carers

We are always looking for unique individuals who understand complex behaviours and are able to support children and young people in your home. To learn more listen to some of our amazing Specialist Foster Carers doing amazing things for children and young poeple.

Specialist Foster Carer - Rachel

Rachael understands that some children are unfortunately dealt a more difficult start to life than others.

After completing what she described to be an eye-opening training course in 2010, Rachael became a foster carer for Key Assets.

She began her fostering journey as a respite carer, providing care to children on the weekends where she could simply have fun with them and allow them to feel like kids again.

From her experience she has understood how much of a positive impact she has had on their lives. Some children message her years later, thanking her for the time she spent with them.

During her time fostering, she has always valued the Key Assets support group meetings where carers could discuss problems, offer advice and support each other through their individual journeys.

The ongoing training and Key Assets therapist contacts were also a beneficial way to arm her with the tools and knowledge she needed in order to be an unwavering source of love and stability for her foster children.

“There are hard days and there are good days…but seeing that child smiling on the playground is all the heart warmth you need to know that what you are doing is making a difference.”

At Key Assets, our mission is to match foster children with their perfect carer so that they can feel safe and

Specialist Foster Carer - Rachel

Rachael understands that some children are unfortunately dealt a more difficult start to life than others.

After completing what she described to be an eye-opening training course in 2010, Rachael became a foster carer for Key Assets.

She began her fostering journey as a respite carer, providing care to children on the weekends where she could simply have fun with them and allow them to feel like kids again.

From her experience she has understood how much of a positive impact she has had on their lives. Some children message her years later, thanking her for the time she spent with them.

During her time fostering, she has always valued the Key Assets support group meetings where carers could discuss problems, offer advice and support each other through their individual journeys.

The ongoing training and Key Assets therapist contacts were also a beneficial way to arm her with the tools and knowledge she needed in order to be an unwavering source of love and stability for her foster children.

“There are hard days and there are good days…but seeing that child smiling on the playground is all the heart warmth you need to know that what you are doing is making a difference.”

At Key Assets, our mission is to match foster children with their perfect carer so that they can feel safe and supported.

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