Our teen fostering service, ROOM4U, are as busy as ever and have the following updates to share;
- We have now approved our second mother and baby foster carer who is also dually approved for teenagers. We will be working toward matching our new foster carers and making placements.
- ROOM4U hosted an information sharing morning with Fostering Network in November, which was well attended by foster carers, panel members and Dean and Cauvin staff. We hope to be able to organise future events like this.
- Panel members held their annual Development Day in October. Carolyn and Lana presented the panel members with an overview of the Secure Base model ROOM4U wish to use for their foster carers. We have recently recruited more panel members to broaden the experience, gender and diversity of the panel.
- ROOM4U have been busy over the summer developing the service, training and continually reflecting on our practice and policies. We have plans in 2019 for further recruitment of foster carers, training, carer support groups and more…