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Written Statement – Why do you care? – Research into recruiting Foster Carers, 23/05/13 [W]

Gwenda Thomas, Deputy Minister for Social Services has made a statement about new research being commissioned into the motivations of foster carers in Wales.

THe Welsh Government wants to promote stability in foster care placements, and has implemented measures such as a national minimum maintenance fostering allowance, an induction workbook, and training resources and guidance. The new research, which will be carried out by Fostering Network Wales, will aim to improve the recruitment and retention of foster carers.

The full statement can be viewed on the Welsh Government website.