Karen, a foster mum
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What life is like being a foster carer

A new report by the Fostering Network has found a chronic shortage of foster families and says more carers need to be recruited.

The charity warns that more foster carers are urgently needed as the care system is struggling to cope with an increase in children being taken in by social services.

Karen describes what it is like being a foster carer.

  • 05 Aug 2010