Help starring Jodie Comer and Stephen Graham | Channel 4

Channel 4 releases first look image from Jack Thorne and Marc Munden’s Help. Help, set in a fictional Liverpool care home, tells the moving story of the relationship between a young care home worker (Comer) and a patient (Graham), whose lives are changed forever by the onset of the coronavirus pandemic in spring 2020. Source:Continue reading “Help starring Jodie Comer and Stephen Graham | Channel 4”

Upcoming online events on social pedagogy

EXPLORING SOCIAL PEDAGOGY CONCEPTS AT TURBULENT TIMES – FREE WEBINAR SERIES Our new webinar series exploring social pedagogy concepts during turbulent times launched on 17th June as part of the International Online Conference with a webinar on the Common Third. (If you missed it, you can watch a recording here.) The upcoming programme includes theContinue reading “Upcoming online events on social pedagogy”

Get real about integration!

Sharon Blackburn, the Policy and Communications Director of the National Care Forum, gives a care sector perspective on the realities of integration:  There is nothing new about integration. It has long been spoken about and many attempts have been made over many years to make it a reality. People who use services, the public, generallyContinue reading “Get real about integration!”

The office

John Burton, who has managed a variety of care homes, looks at the only part of a children’s home that isn’t therapeutic. Noting that most of our own homes don’t have an office but “residential homes” generally do, he asks: why? At one level, it’s fair enough: we must keep money and other valuables, medicineContinue reading “The office”