Hi, my name is Richard Brandford. I have been a Social Worker for over 45 years. I spent the first 15 years of my career working as a Residential Social Worker in a variety of children homes. In the early 1980s, I began to recognise that...

According to the NHS, children aged five and over should be physically active for at least one hour a day. Whilst this doesn’t sound like much, our increasingly digital world is resulting in young people spending more time looking at a screen than letting off...

Following a strong year of growth and development, the directors of Fusion Fostering decided that it’s high time we started shouting about our successes. This will be achieved by a weekly blog post, ramping up the social media, a regular newsletter, and a diverse range...

Members of Hull’s homeless community received Christmas wishes from across the UK. We’d like to thank everyone who helped make the first ever Fusion Shoebox Appeal a huge success. Organised in partnership with Humbercare, the appeal invited individuals, families, businesses and organisations to donate items...

Over 7,000 new foster families are needed in the UK. Can you help? No child should have to live without a safe home and loving family, which is why Fusion Fostering is committed to recruiting new carers across the UK. As an independent agency, we allocate...

Find out what’s been happening in the world of fostering. Been too busy to catch up with all of the news? Here’s our roundup of what’s been happening in the world of fostering and children’s care over the last month. Ofsted’s Annual Report The government department began its...

The last twelve months were full of milestones and achievements. Here are some highlights from our directors. Gary Dawkins, Managing Director: Throughout 2017, Fusion continued to grow and develop in a positive and honourable fashion. This was thanks to the support of our foster carers, who we...

Find out how you can keep up to date with Fusion Fostering more than ever before. Over the years we’ve worked with countless individuals and families across the UK, helping them to welcome foster children into their homes and change young lives for the better. Each...