Parent & child placements

Our Bristol foster carers who provide Parent and child assessment placements met for their specialist support group earlier this week. In this forum the foster carers are able to share their [...]

New Recruits!

On 26th, 27th and 28th June, the Wessex Team and the South West Team delivered a joint Skills to Foster training course to prospective foster carers who are currently undergoing their assessments [...]

Child Protection Training

The Wessex Team put on Child Protection and Child Sexual Exploitation, Criminal Exploitation training on 22 05 2019. This was a varied and interesting day, incorporating sessions on brain [...]

Coffee (and cake!) in Brixham

The Wessex Team at the Fostering Foundation celebrated Fostering Fortnight with a coffee morning at Costa Coffee in Brixham, inviting people with a potential interest in fostering to join them [...]

Stay positive and manage stress

The Wessex carers and staff attended a training day at Middlemoor called ‘Building Resilience to Stress Less’. We had small group of us including a number of very experienced foster carers who [...]

Safer Carer Training

Our Foster Carers recently attended Safer caring training – this is a mandatory training course for carers needing to update every three years. We had a large group of experienced carers who [...]

Superman had Foster Parents…

On 27th March, a number of foster carers from our Wessex Team attended our Carers Consultation day. We had the opportunity to reflect on the comments and suggestions which had been made by foster [...]