Helping children in dark times
Bereavement and trauma in a child’s life can lead to skipping school – but a ground-breaking service run by Trinity Hospice is giving teachers extra skills to steer a child through even the most challenging situations.
Schools Link is unique and has been growing steadily, now involving almost 90 primary and secondary schools up and down the coast, from Fleetwood to Lytham.
Hambleton-based Karen Brandwood recently took the helm – a counsellor at the hospice since 2010 and before that, she worked with vulnerable people for Lancashire Constabulary. She is based at Trinity’s Linden Centre, in... read more
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