Guest blogpost written by Tracey Bowman, Access to Resources Manager at Norfolk County Council.
Along with four other local authorities, Norfolk County Council is using Valuing Care to improve the lives of children and young people, and increase the value provided by placements and support.
March 25, 2019
LGBT History Month is an ideal time to reflect on a number of issues that still disproportionately affect people in the LGBT community. One area very worthy of attention is fostering.
February 26, 2019
'It is helping us guarantee that the children in our care have every opportunity to thrive and succeed.'
February 6, 2019
We’re delighted that Nadhim Zahawi has accepted all the recommendations made in the independent report 'Foster Care in England'.
July 20, 2018
Our national fostering system has been neglected for too long. Despite being the mainstay of our statutory parenting capacity, and…
February 7, 2018
Here at IMPOWER, we have been digesting the findings of the evidence review undertaken as part of the national “stocktake”…
September 8, 2017
To support the launch of our new programme Valuing Care, we have written an article setting out our thoughts around…
August 29, 2017
Regular readers will know IMPOWER works with children’s services to reduce demand on specialist social care services, often by increasing the…
September 13, 2016
This month Children and Families Minister Edward Timpson committed to a “national stocktake of fostering”. In response to the national…
August 17, 2016