Foster care reforms: Families to get clearer physical affection guidance

Foster families are to receive clearer advice on physical affection so they can feel more confident to hug and comfort the children in their care, the government has said.

Foster families will get clearer guidance on physical affection with the children they care for.

Responding jointly to the recommendations of the fostering stocktake and the education select committee inquiry on foster care, the government said foster families will also be empowered to make more day-to-day decisions in the best interests of the children in their care.

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