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Asking the right questions

I am soon to meet the young person I will be going out on day trips with as part of the independent visitor scheme, which gives children respite from the care system. 183 more words

National questions about looked after children and quality of care

Some concerning recent news headlines:

Councils breaking law over care

Sir James Munby, President of the High Court Family Division, has said councils could be breaking the law by sidestepping requirements for councils to find a home for children who have been abandoned or have lost their parents. 266 more words

Proud (Corporate) Mum

Like many parents, I spent my Saturday morning this week relaxing with my kids. We went to an event the Council had put on, and they had a great time playing on bouncy castles and mobbing someone in what I’m reliably told by Peter Hay was an Olaf costume. 461 more words

Review of youth suicide risk assessment needed, Alberta's child advocate says in new report

Alberta’s child and youth advocate is recommending a review of youth suicide assessments and better collaboration between child welfare and mental health services following his investigation into the 2013 suicide of a 17-year-old mentally ill girl. 458 more words

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Today is a wonderful day! I’m finally starting my PhD and am travelling to the University of Southampton for the induction. I will be researching care leavers in literature. 1,033 more words


Happy baby

Just recently I was lucky enough to have one of those wow experiences in fostering that re-energise you enough to sustain you through some of the more challenging stuff. 247 more words

Children In Care

Sex talk

To herald the start of the new school term the news channels took some time off covering the changing fortunes of refugees to warn us this week about sex crimes being committed in schools. 660 more words

Children In Care