The Care Experienced ‘diaspora’

| Sean #CEP

“A diaspora is a scattered population whose origin lies in a separate geographic locale. Typically characterised by the Jewish experience or those of Scots/Irish, African or Romany heritage. That is, large scale populations that have emigrated or dispersed and have most often become forever separated from their roots.

I would argue that the Care Experienced community has its own epic story of diaspora. That for over a century we have been subject by central Government to a movement from care through ‘transition’ into what is laughingly called independence…” read the blog in full at…

Source Sean Geoghegan: https://seangeoghegan.com/2021/07/27/the-care-experienced-diaspora/

Published by Residential Forum

The Residential Forum is to promote the achievement of high standards of care and support for children and adults living in residential care and nursing homes, supported housing, residential schools and colleges, hospices and hostels. It contributes to improving the quality of service to the public. Members of the Forum are people of standing and experience drawn from the public, private and voluntary sectors, as well as some who can speak for service users and carers.

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