From the moment I heard these words I knew that I must write down the context and sequence of events that led up to them. It was 72 hours ago, and this is the first window of opportunity: a Sunday evening in mid-summer accompanied by the birdsong of thrushes, and a pleasing breeze. This is … Read more
Interesting findings, often at odds with UK comparisons
This is a most unusual book and it is fascinating in a number of ways. For a start, the author is an unusual person. He spent his early years in a large institution – Aberlour in Scotland – before being fostered, and in the course of a professional career with both ups and downs, David … Read more
Celebrating 150 Years of Catholic Care in the Diocese of Leeds
By setting up systems which reflect the lessons of research
Communicating emotions without words
The shame of abuse
It takes time to judge whether intervention has been effective.
Every new arrival changes the community.
A CELCIS questionnaire for you to express your views.
A case example from a Scottish residential care unit.
The value of being alongside in between times