A lifetime of equality, respect and love for care experienced people
Catch up with last week’s care-related news, all in one place on our website. In this week’s news our CEO, Louise Hunter spoke to STV news about the slow progress made by The Promise and a Care Experienced social worker writes about underfunding in the UK care system.
Catch up with last week’s care-related news, all in one place on our website. In this week’s news a Minister admits that 200 asylum seeking children have gone missing in the UK and teachers in Connecticut help Care Experienced amputee and adopt him.
To mark the International Day of Education 2023, our Communities that Care Schools Coordinator, Lynsey Emery, writes about the importance of creating supportive learning environments that are responsive to the needs of Care Experienced people.
Catch up with last week’s care-related news, all in one place on our website. In this week’s news Barnardo’s Scotland has revealed there are now nearly 700 people on the waiting list for foster care and Canada is paying indigenous communties $2.8 billion for ‘cultural genocide’ in children’s homes.
Catch up with last week’s care-related news, all in one place on our website. In this weeks news tributes have been paid to foster carer Audrey Wearing MBE and Fiona Duncan shared why she believes Scotland needs to know if Scotland is keeping The Promise.
Catch up with last week’s care-related news. In this week’s news, Become discovered that over 1,200 children were moved placement over the Christmas period, and tributes have been paid to Ian Dickson, a Care Experienced campaigner and former social worker.
Our member, Farrah, 13, took a trip to the set of The Beaker Girls in Bristol. She caught up with the crew and got to see how a scene is filmed. Read all about her trip and check out her Q&A with Dani Harmer who plays Tracy, Emma Maggie who plays Jess and Chi Megan who plays Jordan.
Louise Hunter, Chief Executive, reflects on a busy year at Who Cares? Scotland.
Care Experienced news stories from 12th – 19th of December. This week’s highlights include a warning from UK police that gangs are targeting asylum seekers in children’s homes to recruit for illegal activities and Action For Children have been helping relatives find out about their ancestors who lived in one of London’s first children’s homes.
The Sexual Health and Healthy Relationships Project ran from January – November 2022 and brought together 32 passionate Care Experienced people to co-design refreshed workforce guidance for NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHS GGC) Health Board on sexual health and healthy relationships.
Care Experienced news stories from 6th – 12th of December. This week’s highlights include Wigan Council voting to make ‘Care Experience’ a protected characteristic and new findings on how Care Experienced people interact with the criminal justice system.
Xavier Rae, a member of the National Representative Body, is currently studying international hospitality in Edinburgh. Find out more about his passion for baking and his career aspirations in this case study.
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These sessions are open to all interested Corporate Parents to attend and to learn more about how best to meet their duties in these key areas.
Launching in 2023 is the Glasgow Drop-in for Care Experienced people aged 16 and over. It's a chance to come together play some games, eat some food and chill.
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