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What every social worker should know working with adoptive parents.

Over in POTATO group we have a lot of families involved with social workers. Even when the adoption order is through it’s very clear that families need support from professional people who can access relevant help for our traumatised young…

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Help! Is this what you’re saying to social care?

Decision makers please listen to and respond to pleas by desperate adoptive parents

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PAD- POTATO ARTS DAY 2018.

PAD 2018 is looking WONDERFUL

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Mental Health is feeling ill….

Good evening everybody. This evenings piece, ready for you is by someone in POTATO who has become quite an expert in mental health services. Not that they set out to do this. Well, few of the the things we set…

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Mothers Day Management

Mother’s Day Yes, that time of year that most mothers and fathers look forward to. That cheerful card and fresh bunch of flowers, a lovely family roast dinner. OK well here’s the thing. Mother’s Day is a complex thing for…

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CPV & adoption in crisis, on the TV.

Good Morning everyone. POTATO has been in demand recently, with the Wright Stuff and this piece on the Victoria Derbyshire programme. Talking about how adoptive families often face crisis with their traumatised adopted young people and the professionals lack capacity…

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Moving on up, moving on out!

This week we are sharing our members journey with her young adult towards supported independence. Moving on up, moving on up! Yes, now you’ve got that 90s classic zipping through your head- have a read of this weeks excellent blog….

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The Wright Stuff… Janie

On Monday morning The Wright Stuff on Channel 5 ran a phone in about the contraversial topic of whether a 2 year old should be told that her father killed her mother and then took his own life in prison. Here…

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Bamboo FINALE

Good Afternoon everyone. Yes its Tuesday, blogday. This week we bring you the last bit of the adventure and trip home which is not without some eyewatering bits! Over the next few weeks we will be bringing pieces on when…

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Whababaluba baba BAMBOO

Part 3 of Bamboo and it’s cracking read

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