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CLIP 7568

Leaving Care: the Foster Parent

Leaving Care: the Foster Parent

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Key Info
  • Leaving Care: the Foster Parent
  • Duration: 01:15
  • A foster carer talks about her experience of fostering children and children leaving care. What happens if you do not get on with the child you are fostering? Should foster children be asked to leave care at 18? These are two of the issues discussed. This was originally shown as part of Newsnight's leaving care report. This BBC News clip is published as part of BBC News Online and was first broadcast in November 2008. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Society Health and Development


    Identifying Need

  • Keywords: social services, care, carer, foster, foster home, looked after children
Ideas for use in class
  • Stimulate discussion about what support there is available for young people who are leaving care. Investigate the different types of fostering.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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