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 [...]

Safer Caring

Foster carers in the Wessex team attended a safer caring and managing allegations training on 21 March 2019, at Middlemoor in Exeter, run by Kayleigh Hawkins from Lilac Maison. This was an [...]

Wessex Open Day

In February 2019, we were delighted to host a very popular Wessex Open Day. Attendees were taken through the fostering process and with the help of the entire Wessex team we were able to answer [...]