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October 3, 2019

At the Acorns Coffee Morning!

Like a lot of other businesses last week, Acorn Care took part in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning in aid of MacMillan Cancer Support. People and […]
September 30, 2019

Changing Lives in Retirement…

Retirement choices… For many, retirement is a stage of life to settle down and take things easy. For some it provides an opportunity to try something […]
September 11, 2019

High Structure/High Nurture

In our last blog we discussed how therapeutic parenting skills should become second nature to foster carers as they increasingly look after young people with complex […]
August 30, 2019

Learning to parent therapeutically

Learning to parent therapeutically is the single most important thing you can do to help your traumatised/attachment-disordered child.   We reported in our last blog that […]
August 27, 2019

The changing care system…

As the UK’s leading fostering charity, the Fostering Network brings together everyone who is involved in the lives of fostered children. They support foster carers to […]
July 30, 2019

At the Acorns improving the lives of young people

At the Acorns, we care for children and young people by providing a high quality residential home and a fostering service that respond appropriately to the […]
July 29, 2019

Open House at Baydale

10th Anniversary It was Open House at Baydale earlier this week as we celebrated our 10th anniversary with a garden party. The weather was perfect, not […]
June 26, 2019

Could You Foster Siblings?

We produce a number of posts every month about the importance of keeping siblings together in care, and stressing that without more foster carers coming forward, […]
June 11, 2019

Pupil Premium

You may have read about the pupil premium, which is delivering additional funding for publicly funded schools in England to help raise the attainment of disadvantaged […]