Case studies

Case studies

In this section, we have some real stories from our carers which help give an insight into what it is really like to foster as they have first hand experience and know about the challenges and the rewards.


Sarah’s story

Sarah has been offering supported lodgings for over 4 years, looking after teenagers including teenage mother and child placements.

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Mr & Mrs Wilson’s story

Mr and Mrs Wilson have been offering supported lodgings for over 6 months, providing care to vulnerable young people.

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Mr & Mrs Taylor’s story

Mr and Mrs Taylor have had a busy and fulfilling first year, looking after children for respite care initially and their first short term foster placement.

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Kim’s Story

Kim was nervous about Shared Care at first, but she has found it to be a wonderful experience, and now continues to offer support to vulnerable, young people.

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Karen’s Story

Karen offers a stable and loving home to young babies.

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Pat’s Story

Pat offers supported lodgings to young people.

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Claire’s Story

Claire has been in Supported Lodgings, with the same family, for two and a half years.

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*Please note names have been changed to protect identities, due to the sensitive nature of these roles.