This week we speak to Dr Lucy Peake the Chief Executive of Grandparents Plus.
It was a really interesting and thought provoking discussion in relation to the unique and shared challenges that kinship carers and special guardians face. We cover a wide range of issues including some earlier campaignes Lucy worked on in fostering such as Staying Put as well as the significant issue of support of kinship carers and special guardians. The unique challenges that kinship carers face is discussed and the children that that they care for including issues of age, poverty, stigma and the Lack of Lack campaign.
There's a little banter as usuall and the terrible story of the dead cat is shared.
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Saturday, 29 September 2018
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