July, 2012

Communicating with Children By Rachel Fearnley

by Valerie Jackson

When a parent is at the end of life

A Safe Place for Rufus By Jill Seeney

Book Review by Valerie Jackson &, davidlane

Helping children to begin to trust

Adopting a Brother or Sister By Hedi Argent

Book Review by Valerie Jackson

Offering answers to the sorts of questions children ask

The impact of inquiry and research reports on residential childcare in Malta

by Miguel Debono davidlane

Analysing the theme of fostering as a better alternative for children in need of out-of-home care.

Sometimes It’s All Worth While

by Valerie Jackson

Of snakes, slugs and the revised EYFS


by Dr Keith J. White

Finding oneself at home the other side of the world

Open letter to Tim Loughton

by Jonathan Stanley davidlane

A whole system analysis and reform is needed for Children’s Services to use children’s homes positively.

Appletree attends Children’s Homes Event

by davidlane

Congratulations to Sarah on her successful nomination for “star” carer.


by Charles Sharpe davidlane

Issue 11 of the Journal is now online at http://www.goodenoughcaring.com/JournalIndex.htm

Foreign Holidays

by Dr. Lin Day

A worry for parents