I have been a family child carer for 17 years and have been a foster parent for 10 years in the past.
I am a non smoker.
Qualifications held are NVQ level 3, Meeting the Needs of Children Under 2, Fire Safety, First Aid, HIV Aids Awareness Training, Child Protection, Managing Biting, Managing Challenging Behaviour 1+2.
I have a dog and a cat, which are used to children.
I have four grown up children and have life experience from them.
I have excellent references from past placements and can also provide them from existing parents.
Large assortment of toys and books for all ages and have a safe enclosed garden, and do lots of activities outside and visit play groups.
I like to treat the children in my care like my own and will keep diaries to keep the parents informed of what their child has done during the day.
Lorraine is registered to care for 4 children.