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Short Term Foster Care: Results of a survey among short-term foster carers carried out by Lumos

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Short Term Foster Care: Results of a survey among short-term foster carers carried out by Lumos

Report based on extensive research into short-term foster carers. The Lumos team, including social workers, substitute-family-care experts and an experienced social care researcher, prepared a draft of the survey. We then consulted other substitute-family-care experts and several representatives of departments of social and legal protection of children in regional authorities. It was also evaluated in a pilot survey of three temporary foster carers.

The results were then analysed and complied into a report format, to show key findings, a conclusion and recommendations.

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