Originally posted on Renegades Escapades: (Larry’s name has been changed.) £1,200,000 ($1,630,000) is a lot of money. It’s the cost of four average homes in the U.K. or four years at University for thirty three students or the amount needed to support a family of four for 26 years. It’s also how much one Local…
First published in Children and Young People Now, May 2016 Kathy Evans piece from 2016 is pertinent to the many reviews that are underway regarding children’s social care. (Residential Forum comment) In the course of my career I’ve observed five ‘paradigms of childhood misbehaviour’ – five distinct ways of conceptualising what is happening when childrenContinue reading “Ain’t Misbehaving”
The Spark of Life Model of Care is an innovative and high performing best practice model that humanises the culture of care. It enables aged care homes and services to become vibrant and values based places to work and learn. The model infuses a heart-centred attitude to implement the essence of person-centred care. In addition, the modelContinue reading “Spark of Life Model of Care – Dementia Care International”
…action research on low-level self-harm that does not have the intention to take life, or Non-Suicidal Self Injury (NSSI) and how to reduce it in a #residentialcare setting.
I lived in a children’s home at 14, and was shocked by how quickly staff had us arrested | Daniel Lavelle I lived in a children’s home at 14, and was shocked by how quickly staff had us arrested Daniel Lavelle