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Help for Grandparents raising Granchildren

Help for Grandparents raising Granchildren

Around 200,000 children in the UK are being raised by their grandparents or other family members. This may be due to a parent’s drug abuse, imprisonment, illness or bereavement. Of course, raising your grandchildren brings plenty of rewards but also its fair share of challenges. Negative feelings While the advantages of having your grandchildren living

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sure start services

Sure start services

The government launched Sure Start as a means to help every child in the UK get the best possible start in life. Services offered under the scheme focus on Family Health, Well Being, and Early Years Education for pregnant women and their children aged four and under. Sure Start services are aimed primarily at parents

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does counselling really work

Does counselling really work

Compared to thirty years ago, attitudes towards counselling have changed radically. In the past, people who ‘went on the couch’ were viewed with suspicion and assumed to be extremely unstable, whereas these days the question of ‘are you having counselling’ can be one of the first used to assess how someone is going to get

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dealing with anti social behaviour

Dealing With Anti Social Behaviour

If anti-social behaviour is getting you down, you will be pleased to know there are things you can do to stop it. What is anti-social behaviour? The Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003 and Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011 defines anti-social behaviour as: “Behaviour by a person which causes or is likely to cause harassment,

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Dementia

Dementia

Many of is will have friends and family members suffering from dementia. In order to properly care for them it’s important to understand what dementia is. What is dementia? The term dementia is used to describe a series on symptoms that indicate there has been some damage to the brain. Symptoms can include; forgetfulness, difficulties

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Positivity And Optimism

Positivity And Optimism

Life isn’t always simple, it can be easy to get trapped in a cycle of negativity. One negative thought breeds another, before you know it you’re feeling overwhelmed with them all. If this sounds like you, then you might be looking for ways to encourage more positive thoughts and be more optimistic about life. Studies

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