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November 28, 2018

The Care Industry’s Sleep-In Crisis

You may have read recently about the Care Industry’s Sleep-in Crisis. Most social care providers that use overnight workers have been facing a major issue because […]
November 12, 2018

Foster Carer or Foster Parent?

Having read a news article on the Fostering Network’s website, we decided to ask the following question: Foster Carer or Foster Parent? The Fostering Network believes […]
October 24, 2018

World Mental Health Day

The World Health Organisation recognises World Mental Health Day on 10th October each year. The day provides an opportunity for all stakeholders working on mental health […]
October 12, 2018

In Association with Durham County Cricket Club

If you are visiting the Emirates Riverside Stadium anytime soon, please let us know if you see our new crowd facing sign. If you’re not sitting […]
September 30, 2018

An insight into our Training Programme and who we use to deliver it

The last blog we did covered the Training and Development available to our Foster Carers, so in this one we thought we would introduce you to […]
September 26, 2018

The Training and Supporting of Foster Carers At The Acorns

It’s a Foster Carer’s job to keep looked-after children safe and to help them achieve their full potential. Foster Carers also work within a tightly regulated […]
August 24, 2018

The Acorns – Working together to benefit children and young people

As an established childcare provider based in Darlington, Acorn Care offers a range of services for looked after children of all ages from all over the […]
August 14, 2018

Join our family and experience the Acorn difference

Foster Carers Needed Every year, tens of thousands of children across the UK need foster carers because they can’t live with their own families, so every […]
July 30, 2018

The Secure Base Model and how it provides a positive framework for therapeutic caregiving.

Helping infants, children and young people move towards greater security, whilst building resilience, is key to most of the children in care we meet. At the Acorns, […]