-- a comprehensive, integrated and long-term strategy to develop appropriate 21st century policies to support both children and their families --
From COFACE Families Europe, “Child Compass 2030: For a Europe which invests in shaping a healthy society, environment and economy fit for children” bring
"The chain is so heavy. It doesn’t feel right; it makes me sad"
Men, women, and children are chained or locked in confined spaces in 60 countries across Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and the Americas, simply because they have a mental health condition.
Paul, man with a psychosocial disabili
TAC is the best attempt we can make to give families multi-agency keyworkers who are empowered to support them within a system that is well organised, co-ordinated and accountable
Peter Limbrick writes: Here is my version of a potted history of keyworking in the UK in early child and family support.
'A home is a fundamental human need and a basic moral right, as vital as education or healthcare'
From Shelter website: ‘But in Britain today, that right is being denied to millions of people whose lives are blighted by homelessness, bad conditions, soaring rents, discrimination and the threat of ev
‘This story might help avoid mistakes in a vaccination programme’
Peter Limbrick writes: This story is about polio and children. It is not a nice story but it carries an important warning for all of us. The Cutter story is easily available on line, for instance in the Journal of the Royal Society of
This short clip features Karren Visser, a world-class photographer who is losing her sight
From Fight for Sight charity:
"No eye problem is too big or too small for us to take on. We are the UK’s largest charity funding pio
--- immigration policy must integrate these children ---
A new study by the University of Wolverhampton (UK) has estimated that over 215,000 children are growing up in the UK without any formal immigration status. Some arrived in the UK as children and over half were born in