When your home is your workplace…
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When your home is your workplace…

In a headline from 2014, Linda Nolan expressed concern that the perception of her post- ‘Celebrity Big Brother’ would have a detrimental effect on her fostering role. She has been…

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Apples and Pears, climbing the stairs to greater understanding of food allergies in children
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Apples and Pears, climbing the stairs to greater understanding of food allergies in children

Chrysalis Care provide a varied learning and development programme, covering a range of topics, such as one delivered by Mandy and Chetali of ‘Apples and Pears health’ about food allergies…

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I’m not like Tracey Beaker!
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I’m not like Tracey Beaker!

This blogpost is a ‘flashback’ moment to 2012, when two  Chrysalis Care staff members attended a Young Minds event at the South Bank Centre last night that left an indelible…

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The DfE TSD and knowing what we are ‘supposed to be doing’…
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The DfE TSD and knowing what we are ‘supposed to be doing’…

There is no doubt that the ‘fostering world’ is a highly regulated one and perhaps the involvement of local government is wholly appropriate in the current climate of devolved services.…

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Some thoughts about the professionalisation of foster care
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Some thoughts about the professionalisation of foster care

The notion of professionalising foster care has been on the agenda for some time, it appears that it is the logistics of this that create the barrier….what about sick and…

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Remember, Remember the 5th November. Bonfire Night, the OOO’s, the AHHHs and the MMM’s.
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Remember, Remember the 5th November. Bonfire Night, the OOO’s, the AHHHs and the MMM’s.

Remember, remember the 5th November, the time when the season changes and the long, cold nights kick off with a bang. Across the country, people gather in their neighbour’s backyard,…

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Thanks for the memories
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Thanks for the memories

Unfortunately, some children and young people who are looked after, experience multiple moves and it is crucial for them to be able to piece together their childhood years. Things that…

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#INTERNATIONALMENSDAY
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#INTERNATIONALMENSDAY

I am not everyman but the man I am, is the man I am expected to be. These are not the expectations of what type of man society tells me…

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