Les & Cathy: Why we became foster carers.

Why we became foster carers

Les and Cathy are short term carers who look after babies straight from hospital. These babies usually stay with them for about 6 months before they are adopted, restored to their families or go into long term care. Les and Cathy say it is busy and emotional but is also very fulfilling and one of the best jobs in the world!

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