Children with Additional Needs Foster Care

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Children with Additional Needs Explained

Foster carers offer specialist care to children with complex needs which can include physical disabilities, medical conditions or learning difficulties.

... making this kind of care twice as rewarding.

This kind of care is offered from birth until adulthood, and it can be short-term, long-term or regular respite care. Alongside helping the children, you will also be helping a child’s parents or carers with some much-needed respite and support, making this kind of care twice as rewarding.

Got Questions?

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Could You Help?

You do not need any previous experience of working with children with additional needs, but we are looking for people who have the personal qualities such as being calm, patient, caring and able to advocate on behalf of children who may not be able to advocate for themselves. You will have support from a social worker who is on hand and experienced in this field, providing you with access to a wealth of knowledge, and skills to make this journey a successful one for you and the child you could be caring for.

So if you would like to aspire to be a carer for a child with additional needs, enquire today. We can provide you with details to ensure the right decision is made at the right time for you.

Sound Like A Good Fit?

If this sounds like the type of foster care that you'd be interested in, then please fill out the form below and get in touch.