The Independent Care Review took part in Care Experienced Week 2019.
This page features a range of blogs, videos, and all things Care Review from the week.
For more, follow the hashtags on twitter and Instagram to see events and projects from across Scotland and beyond.
Independent Care Review Chair Fiona Duncan speaks to Ken Macdonald on BBC Radio Scotland. Fiona discusses Care Experienced Week, the work of the Care Review and what that will involve towards the end of 2019.
Speaking at the 2019 Love Rally in Glasgow’s George Square, Deputy First Minister John Swinney gave a commitment that the Scottish Government will act on the recommendations of the Independent Care Review.
Love matters – Joanna McCreadie explains why love matters and why it’s a focus of the Independent Care Review
Because we care – Laura Beveridge reflects on how her views have been shaped through her personal and professional experience of care
Harry Potter is real – Ashley Cameron and Nancy Loucks on why JK Rowling’s boy wizard and other characters are relevant for care experienced fans
Care Review on BBC The Social
The Care Review teamed up with BBC The Social for Care Experienced Week 2019. Five co-chairs have been interviewed for the What I Know Now series, where people reflect on their personal experiences and share what they’ve learned.
Alastair Redpath is co-chair of the Care Review’s Stigma work group
Rosie Moore is co-chair of the Care Review’s Love work group
Visit the Care Review on Instagram for stories and pictures.
Images from the Love Rally
On Saturday 19 October, hundreds of people marched through the streets of Glasgow city centre to call for love in Scotland’s ‘care system’.