One of the toughest parts of a kinship carers role 

By Janet Kay – Experts by Experience board member Next week is Kinship Care Week (4th – 10th October 2021) and as both a kinship carer and member of the Expert by Experience board I hope the week offers us an opportunity to move some issues up the agenda.  We’re not a new phenomenon and […]

Step back and listen – Bridge the Gap event

Step back and listen – that was the main takeaway as we reached the end of our first ‘Bridge the Gap’ event at the end of August.  The workshop, the first of a series of events over the coming weeks, was run using an open spaces approach – a powerful way to help groups discuss […]

July 2021 – Newsletter

We’ve had a huge amount of interest in the review since we launched and have decided to round up our activity into a monthly newsletter.

Early Findings from the ‘Call for Advice’

Back in January, when the independent review of children’s social care was announced, I said I would start the review by listening deeply. That’s why I began the review process a bit differently with a ‘Call for Advice’, rather than a traditional ‘Call for Evidence’. The ‘Call for Advice’ has given me diverse ideas on […]