Here at Lotus Foster Care, we are a friendly and supportive team of professionals that truly understand the needs of children and foster carers. Everyone feels welcome and immediately part of the Lotus family. Our commitment to help fostered children in our communities is at the heart of everything we do. It is because of this child-centred approach that we really do our best to support our foster carers. We understand that for you to be there for children and young people, we need to be there for you.
Children come into care for many different reasons. Sometimes it is because of a parent’s short-term illness or temporary difficulties within the family.
We welcome applicants from all walks of life, get in touch with the team today to discuss individual circumstances and any questions you may have.
The team at Lotus will be here every step of the way. Your team will ensure you receive the right guidance and support from the onset.
Get in touch today to start your fostering journey. There is lots of useful information on our site, please get in touch to discuss anything further.
Here at Lotus Foster Care, we are a friendly and supportive team of professionals who truly understand the needs of children and foster carers.
Check here for regular updates around upcoming events, get in touch with us today for us to visit your area to host an information session.
The below statistics represent the shortage of foster carers and the number of children currently in care. Over the next year alone a further 7000 families are needed to ensure that every child in care has an appropriate place to stay. The team at Lotus will be spending time In various locations over the months to speak to communities and offer further information.
*Datasource: National statistics
The fostering agency provides good-quality care. Outcomes for children are positive. They develop secure attachments with their foster families and have a very strong sense of belonging. A child told the inspector: ‘Everything here is fine. The family are like my real family. I feel at home'.
Leaders and managers are ambitious and strive for continual improvement; many aspects of the agency’s leadership and management are sound. The registered manager is experienced and qualified, and he receives support from the responsible individual and one other director.
Feedback from stakeholders about this fostering service was overwhelmingly positive. Most stakeholders said that the fostering service provides safe placements and that children have good experiences and make steady progress.
Children benefit from the fostering agency’s protocols and procedures regarding the prevention of COVID-19. This preventive work has helped to keep children and foster carers safe throughout the pandemic.
Staff work hard to protect children from neglect, harm, abuse and bullying. The staff team and foster carers ensure that the safety and well-being of children are central to the agency’s work. The training and supervision of staff and foster carers have a strong focus on child protection.
Leaders and managers provide foster carers and staff with excellent support and supervision. A foster carer said: ‘Staff offer very good support and there is excellent communication between us. Staff are knowledgeable about what they are doing and are professional. That’s very important.
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