8 in 10 people caring for loved ones “have felt lonely or socially isolated”

8 in 10 people caring for loved ones “have felt lonely or socially isolated” Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness shines a spotlight on unpaid carers  It’s time to start a conversation about caring, as new research from Carers UK shows more action is needed to support unpaid carers who feel isolated and lonely. Greater understanding from friends, colleagues, … Read more

Information evening for potential foster carers

With around 20 Lancashire children needing homes each week, Lancashire County Council is recruiting new foster carers. The County Council has recently increased the allowances payable to new foster carers so now they can expect to receive between £241 and £415 per week for each child they care for. People who have considered fostering before … Read more

Foster carers celebrated at a Lancashire awards ceremony

Foster carers from across Lancashire have been honoured at a celebration event at County Hall. An awards ceremony, held last night (Tuesday), was attended by foster carers from across Lancashire, county councillors and senior officers. Awards were presented in five categories with the winners nominated by the council’s fostering team and other foster carers. The … Read more

Information evening for potential foster carers

With around 20 Lancashire children needing homes each week, Lancashire County Council is recruiting new foster carers. The county council has recently increased the allowances payable to new foster carers so now they can expect to receive between £241 and £415 per week for each child they care for. People who have considered fostering before … Read more