Care in the time of COVID

This project explores the day to day lives of care experienced adults in the UK during COVID-19. We want to know how the care community is coping and what helps them. We want to record their experiences in history. Our project has three aims:  To understand how care experienced people are coping during the COVID-19…

Care Convos June

The next #CARECONVOS is Monday 1st June, at 8PM and is hosted by THE INIMITABLE WAYNE. The topic is… **Self Esteem and Identity** Wayne will be discussing how children in care and care leavers can have good self esteem and questioning what is identity. This will be the last #CareConvos. We are very excited to announce that after…

Care Convos May

The next #CARECONVOS is Monday 4th May, at 8PM and is hosted by THE YOUNG PEOPLE’S NETWORK. The topic is… **Life in Lockdown as a Care Experienced Person**   We are very excited to announce that May #CareConvos will be hosted by the Young People’s Network which is a group of 10 care experienced people brought together from…

Care Convos April

THE NEXT #CARECONVOS IS MONDAY 6TH APRIL 2020, 8PM AND THE TOPIC IS… **Ongoing relationships with carers and professional** #CareConvos are delighted that John Radoux will be hosting the March conversations. We are working together to produce what will be a very interesting evening. John will be discussing ongoing relationships with carers and professional. All welcome. John…

Special #CareConvos

THE NEXT #CARECONVOS IS MONDAY 23RD MARCH 2020, 8PM AND THE TOPIC IS… *SPECIAL #CARECONVOS CHECK-IN* Monday 23rd March holding a Special #CareConvos. We’re checking in with each other, sharing coping strategies and pooling the many resources that exist out there to support the care community. Highlights of the Special #CareConvos via this MOMENT

Care Convos March

THE NEXT #CARECONVOS IS MONDAY 2ND MAR 2020, 8PM AND THE TOPIC IS… *DISCLOSURE* #CareConvos are delighted that Chloe Juliette will be hosting the March conversations. We are working together to produce what will be a very interesting evening. Chloe will be discussing #Disclosure – discussing how being care experienced affects employment and what benefits/downsides there are to…

Care Convos February

THE NEXT #CARECONVOS IS THIS MONDAY 3rd Feb 2020, 8PM AND THE TOPIC IS… *wellbeing* #CareConvos are delighted that Chloe Juliette will be hosting February and March conversations. We really value that Chloe approached us and have worked together to produce what will be a very interesting evening. Chloe will be discussing #Wellbeing – what we mean by…

CARE CONVOS JANUARY 2020

THE NEXT #CARECONVOS WILL BE MONDAY 6th january 2020, 8PM AND THE TOPIC IS… *WHAT DO WE WANT TO ACHIEVE (INDIVIDUALLY AND COLLECTIVELY)?* Every year thousands of people make NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS and every year people give up or brand themselves as failures. #CareConvos will not be asking anybody to make a New Yew Resolution! We’ll reflecting…

CARE CONVOS DECEMBER

THE NEXT #CARECONVOS WILL BE THIS MONDAY 2nd dec 2019, 8PM AND THE TOPIC IS… *SUPPORT DURING TRANSITIONS* i.e. primary to secondary school / out of care / post 25. Some interesting reflections on transitions: Wayne Belasis – Mini mackem mad man biffa! Transition from care to independence was a big thing for me. Hands up, I…

Care Convos November

The next #CareConvos will be this MonDAY 4th Nov 2019, 8pm and the topic is… *RELATIONSHIPS*. Some interesting reflections on relationships from academics with care experience: ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, JACQUELINE Z WILSON FROM FEDERATION UNIVERSITY AUSTRALIA For me the most difficult relationships were during my days at school when I was aged between 5 and 12. I…