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One of my biggest criticisms of the way social care currently works, and where there is a conflict with the principles of independent living, is its distaste for leisure activities. When social workers seemed focused on the basics of keeping people alive and healthy, leisure is frowned upon as a…
Five out of 1,000 children in the UK will not live until their fifth birthday, reports Dick Skellington. There is a growing scandal in British society we tend to turn our back on – the growing plight of children in cut-stricken Britain. Even the SNP campaign for Scottish independence has…
"The recent report on child sexual exploitation in Rotherham is upsetting in so many ways, not least for the girls and young women who were abused. As is often the way, the media is looking for someone to blame, someone to resign. Perhaps there were professionals who could have done…
Ethnicity matters when it comes to tackling poverty. But, says Helen Barnard, it's not about broad generalisations. For the last three years we have funded research into the links between poverty and ethnicity. It has become very clear that tackling poverty effectively requires policy makers, practitioners and communities themselves to…
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