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Fostering A New Approach Episode 2: What makes a good support worker for care experienced young people

23 Apr 2020

Leicestershire Cares’ latest care experienced podcast, Fostering a New Approach, explores what makes a good support worker for looked after children and leaving care young people.

Casey and Diana talk about trust, an attentive ear, patience, consistency and love, in a complex and often crowded landscape of care experienced young people.

In conversation on the BBC

Recently, Casey and Diana appeared on BBC Radio Leicester, speaking about their podcast. You can hear them on Ady Dayman show, by clicking on the link and skipping to 1:10.

BBC Radio Leicester 20/04/2020. Afternoons with Ady Dayman

Get involved in the podcast

If you have a questions for Casey and Diana to discuss on their podcast, tweet them at @LeicsCares #CEYPPODCAST or email

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Find out how we work with care experienced young people

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