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Our new Registered Manager, Nita, introduces herself

Our new Registered Manager, Nita, introduces herself

Nita tells us about her new role as the Registered Manager at the Fostering Foundation and her thoughts on TFF and how excited she is about the opportunities going forward. Watch the video of Nita below https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJWQs9byMFE

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Festive Thank Yous from Fostering Foundation’s Will & Nita

As we draw to the end of 2021 and head in the festive period, I would like to take this opportunity to address you all with a message of thanks and good wishes. This last year has been a complicated one on all fronts for our staff, you as carers and most importantly for our cared for young people and care experienced adults living in your homes. However, I would… Read More »Festive Thank Yous from Fostering Foundation’s Will & Nita

Fostering Foundation - Xmas Opening Hours & Out of Hours Service

Fostering Foundation – Xmas Opening Hours & Out of Hours Service

The Fostering Foundation Offices will be closed between 24th December 2021 and 3rd January 2022. Whilst The Fostering Foundation offices will be closed between 24th December to 3rd January, we will be running a reduced service with on call Social Workers who can be contacted daily (including out-of-hours) on any of the following numbers – 0117 967 3744; 01822 618068; 01884 211816. They will be able to assist with any… Read More »Fostering Foundation – Xmas Opening Hours & Out of Hours Service

Jenny is a new Plymouth area foster carer with a long experience caring for children

Jenny is a new Plymouth area foster carer with a long experience caring for children

Jenny is based in the Plymouth area and has been a foster carer for less than a year but is loving it.In this video she tells us all about her long experience caring for children including being a child minder, helping in the church creche, being a teacher and working with children with special needs. However she goes on to say they are nothing compared to that one to one… Read More »Jenny is a new Plymouth area foster carer with a long experience caring for children

Bristol Foster Carers enjoy Snow White at the Bristol Hippodrome

Bristol Foster Carers enjoy Snow White at the Bristol Hippodrome

Bristol Foster Carers enjoy Snow White at the Bristol Hippodrome Over 60 people from our fostering households flocked together to see Birds of a Feather star Lesley Joseph and Rob (Judge) Rinder hold court at the Bristol pantomime “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” on Sunday. As usual, this was our most popular event of the year – Oh yes it was! – and was thoroughly enjoyed by all –… Read More »Bristol Foster Carers enjoy Snow White at the Bristol Hippodrome

Nita joins the Fostering Foundation team as our new Registered Manager

Nita joins the Fostering Foundation team as our new Registered Manager

Welcome to Nita, our new Registered Manager We are delighted to welcome the latest addition to the Fostering Foundation family. The registered manager is a massively important role for us and therefore it is fantastic to have someone as skilled and experienced as Nita join us. We will let Nita tell you more about her in her own words… “I wanted to introduce myself to you as the newly appointed… Read More »Nita joins the Fostering Foundation team as our new Registered Manager

How will fostering affect my children?

Fostering FAQs: How will fostering affect my children?

Fostering FAQs: How will fostering affect my children? Fostering involves the whole family. It can be tough for children who find themselves sharing their parents with children who have led very different lives. However, many children also say that they have enjoyed their parent. We take the welfare and affect on birth children very seriously at The Fostering Foundation. Recently during “Sons and Daughters” month we talked about this and… Read More »Fostering FAQs: How will fostering affect my children?

Everyone should work together for the best outcomes for foster children

Everyone should work together for the best outcomes for foster children

Continuing our series of National Minimum Standards for Foster Care which the Fostering Services department of the Government has produced. This week we include “Genuine partnership between all those involved in fostering children is essential for the NMS to deliver the best outcomes for children; this includes the Government, local government, other statutory agencies, fostering service providers and foster carers.” It is massively important that everyone involved in caring for… Read More »Everyone should work together for the best outcomes for foster children

Bristol Fostering Virtual Foster Carer Training Course Reaches Barbados!

Bristol Fostering Virtual Foster Carer Training Course Reaches Barbados!

Bristol Fostering Virtual Foster Carer Training Course Reaches Barbados! We ran a virtual training course today for our Bristol Fostering team that was attended by one foster carer who is currently on holiday for three months in Barbados. The benefits of working remotely is that you can join training from anywhere in the world! Could we have imagined doing that two years ago?