Monthly Archives: December 2018


Child development from two to five years: communication and play

Adults play an important part in talking with the child, stimulating play and taking an interest in the child's games This article comprises of excerpts taken from a guide to child development on Community Care Inform Children. The guide is written by Helen Cowie, emerita professor at the University of Surrey in the Faculty of Health [...]

By | December 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Making the Mental Health Act work for children and young people

Draft recommendations scrutinised by service users and professionals at a workshop addressed the need for improved guidance on information sharing and greater support for families with children placed out-of-area Supporting families with children placed out-of-area and improving guidance on how practitioners can share information about patients who have been detained are two recommendations being considered by [...]

By | December 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Fostering Network Member Conferences – 2018/19

The Member Conferences are a series of regional and country conferences providing foster carers and fostering services with the opportunity to explore local, regional and national issues in fostering. Over the next 18 months, we will be delivering a brand new series of conferences across the UK for our members. The conferences will enable fostering [...]

By | December 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments