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Fostering Resources & Insights

  • 29 March 2017 / Becoming a foster carer / Becoming a foster carer / Foster Caring

    This post – about the training and career development you get as a foster carer – is the second in our Fostering Experiences series. The series turns the…

  • 24 February 2017 / Events / General / Pancake Day

    Shrove Tuesday, the Christian festival marking the start of Lent, is often referred to as Pancake Day here in the UK. Although it represents the last day for…

  • 20 February 2017 / Families / Family Advice / General

    Understanding how to communicate with teenagers is a skill most parents learn as they go along. It is arguably even more difficult to grasp when the teenager is…

  • 14 February 2017 / Events / Families / General

    Keeping children occupied for an entire week can be a difficult task for parents. With February half term around the corner, we’ve gathered a few activities that could…

  • 8 February 2017 / Family Advice / Foster Children / Fostering Skills Spotlight

    The ability to motivate a child is one of the many skills you’ll develop as a foster carer. It gives the child drive and confidence to help them…

  • 7 February 2017 / Christmas / Events / Fundraising

    Last Christmas, staff members at Perpetual Fostering all donned a festive jumper and donated money to Save the Children for Christmas Jumper Day. Having raised a total of…

  • 6 February 2017 / Becoming a foster carer / Foster Caring / Fostering children

    Type ‘fostering’ into a Google search and the top results will be to local authority or government websites. However, independent fostering agencies (IFAs) – agencies like Perpetual –…

  • 1 February 2017 / Events / News

    A number of football teams, made up of young girls, have been recognised by the Bolton News for playing skilfully and to a high standard in recent friendly…

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