Residential care blog entries



Allowances and Paying for Mistakes

I read something yesterday that caught my eye:

Executions were public spectacles, with the wealthy hiring balconies to get better views, and it did not take much to book yourself a spot at the gallows.  Rough justice - Victorian style

In the name of trust and charity

During our "time-off", I have been researching the history of child abuse within various so-called safe havens for children, and how religion has hurt so many innocent people .

I have been reading blogs written by the abused and comments written on various websites, such as SNAP -- Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, http://www.snapnetwork.org/ .

Brother who was lost for TEN YEARS was in care home after all

A man spent almost a decade searching for his disabled brother only to find he had been drugged and kept in a private care home for the entire time.

Rod Fraser, 50, repeatedly asked police and social services for help in tracking down his brother, Ian, 57, who vanished in 1998.

Effects of Institutional Care

The Relationship between Institutional Care and the International Adoption of Children in Europe.

Author: Shihning Chou and Kevin Browne Date: Friday, March 07, 2008

The study explored the link between institutional care for young children and international adoption, using a survey of 33 European countries. Official figures were available from 25 countries on the proportions of national versus international adoption within their own countries, together with the number of children under three in institutional care.

UK Decoy Tactics

Over the past two years I have been to Internet adoption sites almost daily. Adoption related forums give great insight to how adoption effects people.

It soon became clear that laws and issues surrounding adoption differ from country to country.

One thing that surprised me was how the UK was perceived. The majority believing that the UK has no adoption problems. Well, I know from where I'm sitting there is a problem or three!

I decided to take a trip around the adoption web world with foreign eyes.

Pound Pup Legacy