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Looked After Child Limited

Children are not things to be molded but are people to be unfolded.

Looked After Children deserve a better outcome in life

Lets change the way Children Services operate, by offering a new approach to the care we provide to young people in the care system.

What is Looked After Child Limited

From the UK. this website shares Life Story Work, Blog Posts About Mental Health and Life Events Our Main Author is Li Jean-Luc Harris who founded the site as a brand. which spun of from his original blog where he used to write and publish his life stories. Although he wanted to build a central place that could offer advice for both Care Workers, but also Children In Care, and care leavers. As well as being able to share stories and create courses for looked after children.

But we are more then just that. Check out our Better Care Goal

Chronology / Life Story Work With Looked After Child

We Believe that every Story is Important, it not only reinforces the story that the Looked After Child has had. to show them how far they have come. but it also gives professionals so much information on how they can improve their work. you see; everyone works differently. one method dose not work for everyone so its important that we adapt and work with different methods. essentially growing a toolkit that can work for everyone

Looked After Child Life Stories

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Spice / Legal High Addiction – The Story

By |February 1, 2020|Addiction Story, Drug Addiction Story, Life Story, Mental Health Stories, Real Stories, story|

PART ONE - Prior to the addiction To Spice / Legal Highs Not long after moving out of my care placement in Rochester, I moved to Liberty Group Care Homes. Back in my hometown, of margate. I met some new friends. Glen through my father. As they were currently living together in shared accommodation. Unfortunately, things did not work out and me and my father fell out because of a silly argument that was taken the wrong way. (Maybe one day I will discuss this story more) and we started sofa surfing. I was consuming a lot of cannabis already [...]

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Being A Victim At School – My Life Stories

By |March 1, 2019|Bullying Story, Gay Story, Life Story, Mental Health Stories, Real Stories, School Story, story|

an overview of Being A Victim At School At school, I was bullied from primary on to secondary school. In this blog, I wanted to overview some of the stories I have to share regarding this. And some of the traumatic and distressing times I suffered in school as well as how I finally got this to end. But first, let's give you an overview of why I was always targeted for bullying and abuse. The Overview There are many reasons why people were bullied at school. Mine is typical in many cases. I was bullied because I could not [...]

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The incident at school that led to my hospitalization.

By |October 1, 2019|Foster Care Story, Life Story, Mental Health Stories, Real Stories, School Story, Self Harm Story, Social Services Story, story|

Disclosure, this post contains content relating to Self Harm / Mental Health that some people may find distressing, and relates to a true story and incident that happened to me at school while in the Ellington and Hearson school James is a fictional name for Data Protection. The lead up to the incident at school. I was 15, and after six years of hiding the first instance of self-harm (The Thing), my mental health was at its worst. Every day there was a conflict of the sort, and I was struggling in school. Both physically and mentally. Some people thought [...]

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a new job, to jobless, to employed to director

By |February 23, 2021|Employment Story, Life Story, story|

its been ages since i posted here, sorry about that my personal / work life has been all up and over the place. i think i've only just came to conclusion with what is going on myself. I left my job at Independence-Development-ltd back in december to take on a new it job for a best friend of mine, and it was going very well. but i decided until work picks up i'm going to do some part time work (head back to care) or as i'm doing right now is starting a company again. found my first paying monthly [...]

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My Life Stories 002| A Medicated Mess

By |August 22, 2018|Addiction Story, Adhd Story, Child Development Story, Foster Care Story, Insomnia Story, Life Story, Medication Story, Real Stories, Social Services Story, story|

Sadly, a lot of my life I’ve spent medicated both legally and illegally to calm me down or blank my brain to save my head from wandering. Causing me to become a medicated mess, this prompted me to make quite a few bad and silly choices in my life. including drug addictions to Legal Highs The Story It all started when I was Five Years Old my school referred me to a service called CAMS (Child and Adolescence Mental Health Services) this was initially as they suspected I was suffering from ADHD (attention deficit hyperactive disorder) ADHD Image Copied From [...]

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Sectioned under the mental health act aged 15. At Kent and Medway adolescence hospital, (woodland House) Staplehurst Kent (KMAH)

By |February 8, 2022|Foster Care Story, Life Story, Mental Health Stories, Real Stories, Sectioned Under The Mental Health Act Story, Self Harm Story, Social Services Story, story|

I was checked into the Kent and Medway Adolescent Hospital, Woodland House, KMAH and the careers left me, the day had already gone past, i was scared and afraid. being only 15 and already suffering with a lot of past truama i could only think bad things where going to happen

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7 Years ago today, i was sectioned under the mental health act. aged 15. – My Life Stories.

By |May 1, 2019|Life Story, Mental Health Stories, story|

Every year on may 1st I take the time to remember the trauma and pain I went through on this day. i was placed into a mental health hospital. - 7 years ago today The Process of being put into the hospital can be read here. And there were so many emotions going through my head and questions to be asked. When being admitted my life was at an all-time low. I just came out as gay had mixed responses, was trying to help support friends also suffering from mental health. as well as dealing with my demons. I was [...]

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A Message to My Father

By |January 28, 2023|Child Development Story, Generational trauma, Life Story, Mental Health Stories, Relationship Story, Self Harm Story, Social Services Story, story|

Message i sent to my Father 27/01/2023 honestly Father - i think we should move on and part ways, the more i study my past the more i realise that deliberate or not you have caused over 75% of my Trauma, i know you had your own trauma and i can't fault you for that, But I can fault you for causing my trauma. You've had ample chances to turn your life around but instead you drag us down with you, and all of your kids now suffer the effects of mental health. You was hospitalised last year after your [...]

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The Breakdown Of My Second Foster Care Placement

By |November 2, 2021|Foster Care Story, Life Story, Mental Health Stories, Real Stories, Social Services Story, story|

Introduction to The Breakdown Of My Second Foster Care Placement Hi, to those of you who've not ready the first and second post, these will explain how I got to this stage. And how the second placement was so important to me. There is also a pre-foster care post. Going into Foster Care Aged 9 | My Life Stories 007 My First Foster Placement | My Life Stories My Second Foster Care Placement With Carol And John So this is quite an exciting post but one that's not been updated on since 2019. The Breakdown Of My Second Foster Care [...]

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how matthew turner and kenny cole tricked me into subletting

By |July 17, 2019|Blog, Drug Addiction Story, Homeless Story, Involved in criminal activity Story, Life Story, Real Stories, story|

The Outline Of The Story and how i was tricked into subletting my mum and her partner at the time Matthew Turner where on bad books at the time but they where living apart. my sister kera had just abandoned her flat in a very untidey fashion and me and mat was living there in order to keep it clean and  restore it to the condition it once was in. (This was not to far before i was made homeless. and i was also in early stages of addiction to legal highs) eventually time came up on us and as [...]

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My Life Stories 001| Growing Up Gay

By |August 13, 2018|Foster Care Story, Gay Story, Life Story, Real Stories, story|

But one thing I regret and still am disgusted about… during my years “Discovering myself” is the few girlfriends I had during this stage. Some of which I was very decisive and not accurate. I never wanted to hurt anyone but feel as if I did. Between ages 13 – 15 I made 3 attempts to come out to my family. But each one I backed out of until February The 9th 2012 7:30 PM when I finally ended the secrecy. Attempts to come out

Knowledge Base

We’ve been building a guide for Professionals and care leavers this guide is to help educate and teach people who are in care or are going into care. parents of children in care, and care workers

Better Care Goal

Check out our approach to a better Care System (Focused towards Residential Settings)

Lets End Negative Statistics For Care Leavers

Children in care have had a rough enough start to life already with odds that are set against them, lets make sure they have the best chance at life! and put an end to negative statistics.

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