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Do you know what MOMO One and Worker Accounts can now do for you?

MOMO began as a self-advocacy app for children in care. But it’s grown and changed. Young people and workers have been using it in different ways to what we expected. This is great because it means its fitting into young people’s lives and your social work practice in ways that suit you and them best…. Read more »

The Evaluation: How We’re Measuring MOMO

Every child in care should have access to MOMO. But to make this a reality MOMO needs to show everyone its value – not only that it works well but that it transforms young people’s experience of being involved in decisions about their care. That’s what our evaluation intends to discover. Officially speaking, we aim… Read more »

Care Leavers: Our Conscience is Built From What We Have Learnt

Text by Scott King – @ScottKing_ Children and young people in care, a misunderstood , invisible minority. Society judges them for their actions and what they see on the outside but people forget what these individuals have been through, what they have had to endure, what they have seen and what they feel. Each has… Read more »

Using Mind of My Own: Natasha’s Journey

This is the user journey of Natasha, one of four fictitious personas we’ve created to help us design Mind Of My Own. Natasha and her fellow personas are based on a combination of ethnographic research and personal experiences of our team as young people and advocates. Meet Natasha Natasha is 18 and has recently started her first… Read more »

Using Mind Of My Own: Handy Independent Advocacy

This is a short story about Handy, a fictitious advocacy service for looked after children and care leavers in Bury. It’s one of five personas we’ve created to help us develop Mind Of My Own and is based on interviews carried out with a mix of six in-house and independent advocacy services. It helps us explore how Mind Of My Own… Read more »

Using Mind of My Own: Brett’s Journey

This is the story of Brett, one of four fictitious personas we’ve created to help us design Mind Of My Own. Brett and his fellow personas are based on a combination of ethnographic research and personal experiences of our team as young people and advocates. Meet Brett Brett is 15 years and 8 months old and has… Read more »

Using Mind of My Own: Laura’s Journey

This is the story of Laura, one of four fictitious personas we’ve created to help us design Mind Of My Own. Laura and her fellow personas are based on a combination of ethnographic research and personal experiences of our team as young people and advocates.  Meet Laura Laura is 17 years and is a mental health service… Read more »

Using Mind of My Own: Jermaine’s Journey

This is the story of Jermaine, one of four fictitious personas we’ve created to help us design Mind Of My Own. Jermaine and his fellow personas are based on a combination of ethnographic research and personal experiences of our team as young people and advocates. Meet Jermaine Jermaine is 18 and a care leaver from Wilmslow…. Read more »