What is the relationship of care work and love?

Jonathan Stanley, Residential Forum member, writes: Over Christmas there may be a moment for us to reflect on the relationship of care work and love. This is the focus for the National Centre of Excellence for Residential Child Care (NCERCC) review of the collaboration special issue of the Scottish Institute for Residential Child Care (SIRCC)Continue reading “What is the relationship of care work and love?”

Good memorials, bad memorials of residential schools

First Nations show the way to reconciliation. Protestors with other agendas should pay heed. Tk’emlúps residential school. Image: APTN News In a transformative move, Indigenous Canadians have designated the residential schools that robbed them of their language, art and culture into historic sites. Not just the school buildings themselves but the whole residential school systemContinue reading “Good memorials, bad memorials of residential schools”

Canadian Indian residential school system – Wikipedia

In Canada, the Indian residential school system was a network of boarding schools for Indigenous peoples. The network was funded by the Canadian government’s Department of Indian Affairs and administered by Christian churches. The school system was created for the purpose of removing Indigenous children from the influence of their own culture and assimilating themContinue reading “Canadian Indian residential school system – Wikipedia”

Ontario’s First Butterfly Home for People Living with Dementia

See how Peel Long Term Care created a place that meets the needs of people living with dementia. Over the past year, we transformed one home area at Malton Village Long Term Care Centre into a Butterfly Home, the first in Ontario. Butterfly Homes are places that meet the needs of people living with dementia;Continue reading “Ontario’s First Butterfly Home for People Living with Dementia”