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My Turn to Talk

My Turn to Talk

A guide to help children and young people in care aged 12 or older have a say about how they are looked after

Claire Lanyon and Ruth Sinclair

Quick Overview

Updated in 2009, this guide offers tips and advice to looked after young people about how they can have more say in their care
Details Price Qty
Paperback / softback
2005, 11.69in x 8.19in / 297mm x 208mm, 20pp
ISBN: 9781904787402
Paperback / softback
2005, 5.47in x 2.32in / 139mm x 59mm, 20pp
ISBN: 9781904787396


Written specifically for young people, and with colour illustrations throughout, this guide offers practical tips for children on how they can have a say in how they are cared for, including their review meetings. The guide was written following extensive consultation with children and young people in care.

The guide includes a description of the care planning process, advice on how children and young people can have more say in decisions about all aspects of their care, what to do if they are unhappy, and where to go for extra help.

Practitioners who will find this resource useful include care workers, social workers, LAC team managers, care homes, Independent Review Officers and carers/parents.


By (author): Clare Lanyon, Ruth Sinclair