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A Kerry foster parent hopes the negative stories about fostering won’t discourage people from considering becoming a foster parent in the future.
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A foster home in the South East has been at the centre of sexual abuse concerns.
Central to the scandal is the alleged rape, abuse and neglect of two vulnerable adults at the foster home, who were removed years after other children.
Mary says in her experience foster carers are well vetted and supported by social workers, and she is confident the scandal won’t discourage other would be foster parents: