Filtered by month: August

Revolving Door: Are vulnerable children overlooked?

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Our new research puts the spotlight on an estimated 140,000 children who are overlooked on the fringes of social care.

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36 years is too long to be playing catch-up

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Thursday 03 August 2017 / Early intervention, Inequality
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A new report shows it will take decades to close the gap in outcomes for children government needs to act now.

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A massage that could change your life

Posted by Sarah Hynes /

Friday 26 August 2016 / Children's centres, Early intervention
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Baby massage and influencing government: both ways that Action for Children is helping to improve children’s development

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Staying in touch has never been so important

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Thursday 18 August 2016 / Early intervention
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Amongst all the different ways parents can ask for help we need to make sure that health visitors remain an option.

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Exploring how neglect might interact with forms of sexual harm

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Friday 12 August 2016 / Child neglect, Safeguarding
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Better understanding how neglect interacts with other forms of sexual harm will help improve prevention and intervention

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Letter from UK's leading children's charities

Tuesday 09 August 2016 / Government spending
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As the PM begins her leadership at a time of economic uncertainty, it is critical that children do not suffer.

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Cabinet reshuffle: what’s on the cards for Theresa May’s new government?

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Monday 08 August 2016 / Public Affairs
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Cabinet reshuffle: what’s on the cards for Theresa May’s new government?

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How can we know if a child in care is happy?

Posted by Kate Maher /

Wednesday 03 August 2016 / Care leavers, Children in care
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We need a child-centred outcomes framework to promote children's emotional wellbeing and their recovery from trauma.

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Focusing on the foundation years

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Friday 28 August 2015 / Children's centres, Early intervention
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Giving children the best start in life has to be the priority for local authorities when it comes to children’s centres.

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ARTiculation weekend – young people lead the charge

Posted by Abdi Mohamed /

Friday 14 August 2015 / Participation
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60 young people come together to learn new skills, meet other young people, gain confidence and have a good time.

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