Take part in our online questionnaire for foster carers

We're looking for foster carers to complete an anonymous online questionnaire to support research investigating carer experience and wellbeing.

Share your experience as a foster carer

Our study is looking at the ways in which foster carer regulate their emotions, respond to others and their mood and wellbeing.

The study gives you a chance to record your feelings and experience as a foster carer, and the results will be used to inform knowledge and potential future support for other carers.

Unfortunately, we are not able to pay you for taking part. However, as a thank you for your time, a donation will be made on your behalf to children’s charities BAAF and NSPCC.

Who can take part?

  • Carers with at least one year of experience in the profession, currently with at least one foster child aged 4-12 years can take part.
  • If you're a carer with more than one child, you will be asked to consider just one foster child in your care when answering the questions.

Take part in this study

The anonymous online questionnaire takes approximately 15 to 20 minutes to complete.

We are accepting participants until the end of November 2018. The research will conclude in May 2019.

All information and data provided will remain strictly confidential and all reports will be anonymised. 1

Take part in this study

Complete the anonymous questionnaire

Contact us

If you have question about this research then you can contact the researcher or supervisor.


1 This research has been approved by the Department of Psychology Ethics Committee (Ref.18-122)