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Halloween Crafting Activity Session 2020 - Affinity Family Members!
Halloween Crafting Activity Session 2020 - Affinity Family Members!
15 Oct 2020

The wonderfully crafty Bethan is holding another virtual craft event for our Affinity Family members on Monday 26th from 1-3pm.   For this Halloween, we are going to make decorations for our home...

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World Mental Health Day 2020
World Mental Health Day 2020
10 Oct 2020

Today is World Mental Health Day, a day of advocacy, education and awareness. Mental health has a significant impact on the day to day lives of children and adults; and the impact of Covid19 and the...

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Training helps our carers reach Affinity and beyond
Training helps our carers reach Affinity and beyond
07 Oct 2020

One of the reasons that we refer to our team as the Affinity family is that we firmly believe that every individual within our fostering team has a vital role to play. That’s why, aside from...

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BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2020
BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2020
07 Oct 2020

October marks the month that the UK celebrates Black History (it is celebrated in the US in February). This year comes with the recent, cross Atlantic Black Lives Matter movement and Black Lives...

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A very warm welcome to Lincolnshire from our Senior Supervising Social Worker
A very warm welcome to Lincolnshire from our Senior Supervising Social Worker
30 Sep 2020

12 years ago, my family and I made the move from Essex to Lincolnshire and have not regretted a single moment. Well except for the traffic, and I thought Essex was bad! It is not the volume of...

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Back to school; how to reduce and stop the impact of bullying
Back to school; how to reduce and stop the impact of bullying
16 Sep 2020

Returning to school after so long away has probably been a bitter sweet experience for many. The happiness of feeling levels of independence away from the confines of home, combined with worries...

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Welfare calls and lockdown - Children’s Participation and Support Leaders
Welfare calls and lockdown - Children’s Participation and Support Leaders
16 Sep 2020

When lockdown hit, the Children’s Participation and Support Leaders weren’t sure what our roles were going to look like. After all, we spend most of our working hours out with the young people....

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How to have a successful teenager placement
How to have a successful teenager placement
16 Sep 2020

Perhaps a teenager is not your immediate choice; you are perhaps worried that they will be a challenge and believe it would be easier to have a younger child in your care. However, often teenagers...

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Children’s Participation and Support role during Covid19
Children’s Participation and Support role during Covid19
16 Sep 2020

When Coronavirus hit, the Children’s Participation and Support Leader team had to change their way of supporting our young people. Normally in our roles, we are hands on and are out interacting...

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The 2020 Summer Pot of Gold was a huge success!
The 2020 Summer Pot of Gold was a huge success!
16 Sep 2020

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