Posts tagged with  " carers "

Do we really know what we think we know about child abuse narratives

September 20, 2010:

Our attention has been drawn to an excellent article by Mark Smith, Senior Lecturer  in Social Work, University of Edinburgh, concerning Victim Narratives in Residential Child Care.  You can download an on-line copy of this article here

Website for victims of abuse in care homes

March 17, 2009:

In the interests of fairness and openess we draw your attention to a web site which set up to support victims of child abuse in care homes, and represents the other sde of the argument. The website is called poundpuplegacy

'Victims' sue care society

July 25, 2005:

MORE than 60 people who say they were subjected to sexual and physical abuse at Merseyside children’s homes will have their compensation claims heard. The alleged victims are suing the Nugent Care Society, responsible for the longclosed St Vincent’s home in Formby, and its sister establishment, St Aidan’s in Widnes, for substantial damages. The case […]

Demo as doctor fights for career

April 25, 2005:

Demo as doctor fights for career By Dave Black, The Journal A group which campaigns for carers and teachers who have been falsely accused of child abuse will today stage a demonstration as a North-East doctor faces a hearing which could end her career.Dr Camille San Lazaro goes before the General Medical Council (GMC) for […]

Stop the Panic

April 7, 2005:

Jean La Fontaine is professor emeritus of social anthropology at the London School of Economics. She has done fieldwork in Africa and the UK. She has published a book on children’s sexual abuse and the Department of Health funded her research on ritual and organised abuse.From the late 1980s onwards there has been a fear […]

Stop the Panic {about Paedophiles inflitrating childrens homes} Jean La Fontaine

Jean La Fontaine is professor emeritus of social anthropology at the London School of Economics. She has done fieldwork in Africa and the UK. She has published a book on children’s sexual abuse and the Department of Health funded her research on ritual and organised abuse.From the late 1980s onwards there has been a fear […]

FACT North Wales critical of Council

June 7, 2004:

Abuse claim staff ‘unfairly treated’ Jun 7 2004 By Gareth Hughes, Daily Post A PRESSURE group last night called for an inquiry into a North Wales council’s handling of abuse allegations.According to FACT (Falsely Accused Carers and Teachers) North Wales, Wrexham County Borough Council is the most inflexible authority in the country.The group spoke out […]

FACT North Wales claim local authority staff treated unfairly

A PRESSURE group last night called for an inquiry into a North Wales council’s handling of abuse allegations.According to FACT (Falsely Accused Carers and Teachers) North Wales, Wrexham County Borough Council is the most inflexible authority in the country.The group spoke out following the case of David Jones, head of Ysgol y Drindod, Wrexham.He was […]

PAYOUT FIGHT FOR ABUSE VICTIMS

April 14, 2004:

Lawyers are preparing to launch a mammoth compensation battle for 180 people who claim they suffered sexual, physical and mental abuse at Staffordshire children’s homes. Solicitors are also urging other alleged victims to come forward and contact them before a cut-off date for fresh cases is imposed by the High Court.Hanley law firm Dicksons are […]

Former care home resident at Bryn Estyn turned down for child care post

February 17, 2004:

A MAN who was abused when he lived in a North Wales care home was shocked to be bracketed with Soham murderer Ian Huntley when he applied for a job as a social worker. Darren Laverty, 36, was physically abused at the notorious Bryn Estyn home in Wrexham and later gave evidence to the North […]

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