Displaying items by tag: Childrens Services https://mail.careappointments.co.uk Fri, 03 Jul 2020 17:30:41 +0100 en-gb Free meals among measures announced to support disadvantaged children during holidays https://mail.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/45821-free-meals-among-measures-announced-to-support-disadvantaged-children-during-holidays https://mail.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/45821-free-meals-among-measures-announced-to-support-disadvantaged-children-during-holidays Free meals among measures announced to support disadvantaged children during holidays
Activities for poorer children during the school holidays are to receive a multimillion-pound funding boost.Thousands more disadvantaged children are set to benefit under the £9 million programme announced by the Department for Education (DfE).Organisations from across England are being invited to bid for a share of the money to deliver…
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England Fri, 21 Dec 2018 11:30:19 +0000
Childline volunteers ready to work round the clock to support young at Christmas https://mail.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/scotland/item/45820-childline-volunteers-ready-to-work-round-the-clock-to-support-young-at-christmas https://mail.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/scotland/item/45820-childline-volunteers-ready-to-work-round-the-clock-to-support-young-at-christmas Childline volunteers ready to work round the clock to support young at Christmas
Childline volunteers will be working around the clock to ensure struggling young people have someone to talk to over the festive season.Volunteers expect to deliver hundreds of counselling sessions to children who are dealing with issues including abuse, family relationships and mental health problems.During the festive season last year, Childline…
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Scotland Fri, 21 Dec 2018 11:28:16 +0000
Immigration Minister lifts barrier for 260 unaccompanied child refugees https://mail.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/45817-immigration-minister-lifts-barrier-for-260-unaccompanied-child-refugees https://mail.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/45817-immigration-minister-lifts-barrier-for-260-unaccompanied-child-refugees Immigration Minister lifts barrier for 260 unaccompanied child refugees
Immigration Minister Caroline Nokes has lifted the barrier for 260 child refugees to come to the UK.Ms Nokes made the announcement that she was removing the cut-off date criterion from applications for the most vulnerable unaccompanied children to seek sanctuary in a written ministerial statement.The move means the stalled plan…
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England Fri, 21 Dec 2018 00:45:06 +0000
FGM survivor issues warning over festive period 'cutting season' for at-risk girls https://mail.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/45814-fgm-survivor-issues-warning-over-festive-period-cutting-season-for-at-risk-girls https://mail.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/45814-fgm-survivor-issues-warning-over-festive-period-cutting-season-for-at-risk-girls FGM survivor issues warning over festive period 'cutting season' for at-risk girls
British girls who may be at risk of being taken abroad to undergo female genital mutilation over the Christmas "cutting season" have been urged to ask an adult they trust for help.Campaigner and FGM survivor Leyla Hussein warned that the festive period can be a dangerous time for young girls,…
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England Fri, 21 Dec 2018 00:34:17 +0000
Member of paedophile group jailed for 15 years for plotting to rape baby boy https://mail.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/45812-member-of-paedophile-group-jailed-for-15-years-for-plotting-to-rape-baby-boy https://mail.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/45812-member-of-paedophile-group-jailed-for-15-years-for-plotting-to-rape-baby-boy Member of paedophile group jailed for 15 years for plotting to rape baby boy
A man who was part of a gang of paedophiles who raped a baby and young child in abuse that was streamed over the internet has been jailed for 15 years.Matthew Law, 50, is the eighth defendant to be convicted of charges relating to the case - described by a…
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England Fri, 21 Dec 2018 00:21:17 +0000
Hancock reveals 'trailblazer' regions to improve child mental health in England https://mail.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/45807-hancock-reveals-trailblazer-regions-to-improve-children-s-mental-health-in-england https://mail.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/45807-hancock-reveals-trailblazer-regions-to-improve-children-s-mental-health-in-england Hancock reveals 'trailblazer' regions to improve child mental health in England
Achieving parity of access to treatments for mental health patients compared with that for people with physical conditions will be the work of a generation, the Health Secretary has warned.Matt Hancock said he understood the urgent need to make improvements but stressed that achieving equality of access between mental and…
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England Thu, 20 Dec 2018 09:11:32 +0000
Minister announces £4m to recruit 80 child mental health professionals in Scotland https://mail.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/scotland/item/45806-minister-announces-4m-to-recruit-80-child-mental-health-professionals-in-scotland https://mail.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/scotland/item/45806-minister-announces-4m-to-recruit-80-child-mental-health-professionals-in-scotland Minister announces £4m to recruit 80 child mental health professionals in Scotland
Scotland will recruit an extra 80 mental health professionals to work with children and young people with a £4 million investment.Psychologists, nurses, allied health professionals and administration workers are being hired to try and reduce the pressure on Scottish mental health services.The funding announcement coincides with the publication of a…
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Scotland Thu, 20 Dec 2018 09:04:57 +0000
Judge backs child adoption after rejecting parents' miscarriage of justice claim https://mail.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/45787-judge-backs-child-adoption-after-rejecting-parents-miscarriage-of-justice-claim https://mail.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/45787-judge-backs-child-adoption-after-rejecting-parents-miscarriage-of-justice-claim Judge backs child adoption after rejecting parents' miscarriage of justice claim
A couple who complained about their child being taken from them and handed to adopters even though a cruelty prosecution had been abandoned were not the victims of a miscarriage of justice, a leading judge has concluded after a review.Karrissa Cox and former soldier Richard Carter, who are in their…
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England Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:42:02 +0000
High Court rejects bid from Poppi Worthington's father to remove details of sexual abuse https://mail.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/45786-high-court-rejects-bid-from-poppi-worthington-s-father-to-remove-details-of-sexual-abuse https://mail.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/45786-high-court-rejects-bid-from-poppi-worthington-s-father-to-remove-details-of-sexual-abuse High Court rejects bid from Poppi Worthington's father to remove details of sexual abuse
A High Court judge has rejected a bid by the father of Poppi Worthington to remove details of her sexual abuse and change the official record of her death, and instead ordered him to pay costs for bringing a judicial review.Paul Worthington's lawyers claimed David Roberts, Senior Coroner for Cumbria,…
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England Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:39:05 +0000
Child sexual abuse at care home not properly investigated, council admits https://mail.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/scotland/item/45785-child-sexual-abuse-at-care-home-not-properly-investigated-council-admits https://mail.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/scotland/item/45785-child-sexual-abuse-at-care-home-not-properly-investigated-council-admits Child sexual abuse at care home not properly investigated, council admits
A council has admitted failings at a care home where a worker sexually abused young boys.Victims of Brian Newman came forward following the Jimmy Saville scandal and a report has revealed numerous problems at the Woodhead Road children’s unit, where the abuse took place between 1990 and 1996.The former care…
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Scotland Fri, 14 Dec 2018 11:29:25 +0000
Judge says very sick 11-month-old girl should be allowed to die peacefully https://mail.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/45782-judge-says-very-sick-11-month-old-girl-should-be-allowed-to-die-peacefully https://mail.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/45782-judge-says-very-sick-11-month-old-girl-should-be-allowed-to-die-peacefully Judge says very sick 11-month-old girl should be allowed to die peacefully
A very sick 11-month-old girl who has spent her life in hospital should be allowed to die peacefully, a High Court judge has ruled.Mr Justice Hayden said doctors could stop providing "futile" life-support treatment to the youngster.The judge said the little girl had a progressive brain injury plus a very…
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England Fri, 14 Dec 2018 10:50:31 +0000
Mother to go on trial accused of murdering four-year-old daugther https://mail.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/wales/item/45778-mother-to-go-on-trial-accused-of-murdering-four-year-old-daugther https://mail.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/wales/item/45778-mother-to-go-on-trial-accused-of-murdering-four-year-old-daugther Mother to go on trial accused of murdering four-year-old daugther
A mother is due to stand trial charged with the murder of her four-year-old daughter.Carly Ann Harris, 38, is accused of killing Amelia Brooke Harris following an incident at a property in Trealaw, Rhondda, South Wales, on June 8 this year.Harris denied one count of murder and an alternative count…
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Wales Fri, 14 Dec 2018 10:13:40 +0000
LGBQ children as young as 10 more likely to suffer depressive symptons - study https://mail.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/45771-lgbq-children-as-young-as-10-more-likely-to-suffer-depressive-symptons-study https://mail.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/45771-lgbq-children-as-young-as-10-more-likely-to-suffer-depressive-symptons-study LGBQ children as young as 10 more likely to suffer depressive symptons - study
Gay, lesbian, bisexual and "questioning" children as young as 10 are more likely to suffer depressive symptoms and self-harm with suicidal intent, a study has revealed.Researchers found that depressive symptoms increase at a higher rate through adolescence among LGBQ youngsters than for their heterosexual peers.The study, led by University College…
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England Wed, 12 Dec 2018 16:18:08 +0000
New campaign urges childcare providers to promote ‘gender-equal play’ https://mail.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/scotland/item/45770-new-campaign-urges-childcare-providers-to-promote-gender-equal-play https://mail.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/scotland/item/45770-new-campaign-urges-childcare-providers-to-promote-gender-equal-play New campaign urges childcare providers to promote ‘gender-equal play’
A new campaign has been launched in a bid to promote more “gender-equal play” in nurseries and childcare.The Care Inspectorate – the body which inspects registered childcare providers – said the initiative has been brought in because “childhood and play is becoming more gendered and polarised between girls and boys”.It…
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Scotland Wed, 12 Dec 2018 16:13:41 +0000
Duchess visits children's hospital following announcement she will be its new patron https://mail.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/45763-duchess-visits-children-s-hospital-following-announcement-she-will-be-its-new-patron https://mail.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/45763-duchess-visits-children-s-hospital-following-announcement-she-will-be-its-new-patron Duchess visits children's hospital following announcement she will be its new patron
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met young patients at Evelina London Children's Hospital following the announcement the duchess was to become its new patron.William and Kate were greeted at the hospital by six-year-old Tiana Hayles who gave the duchess, who was wearing a green and white polka dot LK…
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England Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:06:21 +0000