The long term impact of abuse no one considers

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During my time auditing social worker reports and assessments, I have often read assessments which fall short of properly correlating and weighing up the vulnerabilities of parents with that of their childhood experiences.     eighteen years of experience working with children and families in my capacity as a Social Worker, I am used to hearing about and writing about … Read More

Don’t deport me, I’m British!

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In the last decade, the UK has deported 3,800 young adults who arrived in the UK, many being cared for in foster-care for long periods, having arrived as unaccompanied asylum seekers. The BBC shows a documentary which shares the stories of three young men who came to Britain when they were children and who have grown up and who, rightly … Read More

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day – June 15th

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In my seventeen years of practice as a Safeguarding Social Worker, I’ve come across many members in a family who had been considered “old” and “vulnerable”. I can still remember one gentleman in particular. He was in his 80’s, frail and very vulnerable. Adam (alias for confidentiality) smiled as I walked into his home to greet him, saying, “So, what part … Read More

Safer Internet Day 2016

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You may think that you are doing a good job of securing your online data because you use different passwords, change them regularly and never write them down but how protected are you and your family really? Have a look at your social media accounts and see just how much you might be giving away: have you complained about your … Read More

How about some free advice?

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As you know, AAF is an organisation which provides bespoke Social Work, Family Support and Counselling services to families and other organisations within local communities.  Our full mission statement and the code of ethics that we live up to can be found on our website www.allaboutfamilies.co.uk. In partnership with Lawrence Lupin Solicitors     and with the support of South Kilburn Trust … Read More

Competition Time!!!

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Hello to all of AAF’s followers, likers and connections!  If you’re engaging with us for the first time, a warm welcome and hello to you too… So, this is the first competition (not the last!) held by All About Families!  In the spirit of helping families, AAF is giving a free family pass (worth £60) which includes discounts on hundreds … Read More