Filtered by month: June

Time to make it clear what care is for

Posted by Emma Smale /

Friday 19 June 2015 / Care leavers, Children in care, Mental health
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The mental health and emotional wellbeing of children and young people in care is simply not being prioritised.

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What is care for?

Friday 12 June 2015 / Children in care
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This week we held an event with other children’s charities in Wales to ask, and get some answers, to this question.

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"No one was listening to me"

Posted by Rhea Stevens /

Monday 23 June 2014 / Early intervention, Inequality

“I felt like one of those statistics you hear about on the news. No one was listening to me” This was a comment by one of the young people we work with who spoke to Assembly Members a few weeks ago about their experience of mental health services in Wales. This young person explained that before getting the help she needed, she was scared and had no one to talk to.

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Guest blog: All pulling in the same direction

Posted by Guest blogger /

Tuesday 17 June 2014 / Children in care

The Public Policy team in London were joined by Rachel Brickman from our child advocacy service in West Berkshire last week. Here she reflects on how her day-to-day work with some of the most vulnerable children and young people fits with our work.

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The Queen announces update to child neglect law

Posted by Matt Downie /

Wednesday 04 June 2014 / Child neglect, Law, Emotional neglect

Minutes ago the Queen announced the Government will update the law on child neglect.

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