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#in care

# in-care - Monday 17 September, 2018

Nine-year-old boy in care moved five different times in 13 days

“His experience in care is augmenting his experience of harm that brought him into care,” the judge said.

# in-care - Saturday 14 July, 2018

‘I was homeless and in a shelter at 15’: Care leavers being forced into homelessness

Limited supports for children coming through care is forcing young people out onto the streets and into a growing homeless crisis.

# in-care - Saturday 12 August, 2017

'I understand why a lot of people leave': Being a social worker in Ireland

A social worker speaks to TheJournal.ie about the stresses and strains of working a very difficult, challenging job.

# in-care - Thursday 2 June, 2016

Children with disabilities: Over 70 claims of abuse received by health watchdog

Health and social care watchdog Hiqa also received notifications about serious injuries and misconduct by staff.

# in-care - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

Ireland has more than 6,000 children in care. How are they doing in school?

The Irish state is basically raising these children – but how good a job is it doing, asks Professor Robbie Gilligan.

# in-care - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Five sexual incidents at centre for vulnerable adults investigated

Files for the patients showed no record of a capacity to make a decision on engaging in a sexual relationship.

# in-care - Monday 5 January, 2015

Three children abused by their mother escaped from their home using a ladder

The mother beat one of the children and told the others she was ‘beating the white devil’ out of the child.