Helping our children and young people connect safely.

Foster carers and staff attended the Scottish Internet Safety Summit in Edinburgh on 27th November. The digital world progresses quickly and it is important that we have a good understanding of how we can help our children and young people be safe online. Digital literacy, the ability to use your digital skills competently, is something…

Sharing Our Learning

At Foster Care Connect we place a big importance on using learning as a vehicle to improve outcomes for the children and young people.  These learning opportunities come up throughout the year for everyone involved in the agency.  Yesterday, staff came together for another ‘Sharing Our Learning’ event at which we explored a number of…

A great day was had by all!

Picture a quiet corner in the Scottish Borders, overlooking one of the great landmarks, on a Sunday afternoon, late summer. Foster Care Connect staff, fostering families and extended family members, and even a couple of ponies joined together to take part in what was a very enjoyable afternoon.  The weather was incredibly kind and we…

Jill achieves Level 1 in Theraplay

In September Jill, our Team Manager, attended training on Theraplay. Theraplay is a child and family therapy for building and enhancing attachment, self-esteem, trust in others, and joyful engagement. It is based on the natural patterns of playful, healthy interaction between parent and child and is personal, physical, and fun. At Foster Care Connect we…

Foster Care Connect – latest inspection report

In April, the Care Inspectorate carried out an inspection of the service provided by Foster Care Connect.  We are delighted to be able to share with you the feedback we received.  We rated as follows: Quality of Care and Support                              …