Opening Doors – Strengthening families. Ending institutional care across Europe. What is the situation in your country?

Opening Doors – Strengthening families. Ending institutional care across Europe. What is the situation in your country?

The latest compilation of data from 16 European countries document why institutional care – unnecessary, outdated and harmful type of care – still remains a problem for hundreds of thousands of children within EU borders and beyond. 

Through recommendations addressed to poli

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The 2017 Nicosia Declaration on Electromagnetic and Radiofrequency Radiation. November 11, 2017

'16 practical steps to reduce exposure to cell phones and wireless radiation'

Extracts from the website of the Environmental Health Trust: The Cyprus Medical Association, the Vienna Austrian Medical Chamber and the Cyprus National Committee on Environment and Children’s Health have signed the Nicosi

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The Hope for Children and Families Programme: new series of intervention guides for practitioners working with children and their families

The Hope for Children and Families Programme: new series of intervention guides for practitioners working with children and their families

The Hope for Children and Families intervention guides consist of a series of resources for practitioners and includes treatment approaches which can address multiple disorders and problem areas.

 

The guides support and enhance the quality of  direct work to meet the complex needs of

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Getting children out of nappies is about dignity, and about saving valuable time and money

If you have a child still in nappies beyond infancy in your family, school or residential setting, you will know how much time it takes up and how much of your money it drains away.

You will also know the limits it can put on socialising and self-esteem.

These books by learning disability nurse, Cha

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Mother who believes a 'Wi-Fi allergy' drove her 15-year-old daughter to kill herself urges the removal of wireless internet from schools across Britain

  • Jennifer Fry found hanged in woodland near her home in Oxfordshire, June 2015
  • Inquest heard she was depressed by the suicide of her friend Tom a year earlier
  • But, her mother Debra claimed her allergy to Wi-Fi was reason behind her death
  • Mrs Fry is now campaigning for Wi-Fi to be banned from schools

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