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by ied53
Mon May 14, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Contact
Topic: Supervised contact - who pays it?
Replies: 9
Views: 306

Re: Supervised contact - who pays it?

Stick to your guns hunny there must be a good reason for the professionals to insist on supervised contact.
by ied53
Sun May 13, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: Contact
Topic: Supervised contact - who pays it?
Replies: 9
Views: 306

Re: Supervised contact - who pays it?

She may be about to find out just how much power they do have . As you say it isn't the venue it is the supervision that is needed. She is trying to control this . The alternative is she gets no contact. I would leave it to the SW to sort. and have a cuppa x x
by ied53
Sun May 13, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: Child protection
Topic: In need of Advice
Replies: 7
Views: 251

Re: In need of Advice

Hi it may be that this has not yet been put back to court. It may not be disregard or maybe as you are so far away there are things you are not aware of. This forum is funded for the carers not the parents. You are better to join the parents forum as it seems you are asking for the parents .
by ied53
Thu May 10, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: Contact
Topic: Supervised contact - who pays it?
Replies: 9
Views: 306

Re: Supervised contact - who pays it?

The childrens services have made these arrangements for a reason . I assure you they don't make that arrangements without good cause. The alternative is you supervise. It is up to the other Grandmother to pay . If she refuses then contact will not go ahead, It is not your issue you are willing . Per...
by ied53
Fri May 04, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: Child protection
Topic: In need of Advice
Replies: 7
Views: 251

Re: In need of Advice

Hi, Please follow the advice Suzie has posted the details of where you need to contact the Laws in Scotland are different so any comment may not offer the best advice
by ied53
Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:38 am
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Advice over grandaughter
Replies: 2
Views: 657

Re: Advice over grandaughter

ask to be assessed as a foster carer / connected person carer if they placed her they should be paying you. You can claim the benefit as the child is with you but BM may still be claiming and that will delay any claim up to 12 weeks. If the child is ill etc you cannot take her to the Dr ( unless eme...
by ied53
Mon Apr 09, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: FRG hot topics
Topic: Pregnant again what will happen next?
Replies: 2
Views: 859

Re: Pregnant again what will happen next?

They may decide to support the child with the family or if the evidence they had from last time was enough to feel this child in danger they would be seeking to place siblings together. You could contact by letter the childrens services that you are willing to be considered as carers if the parents ...
by ied53
Mon Apr 09, 2018 11:27 am
Forum: Assessment
Topic: Assessment questions
Replies: 2
Views: 757

Re: Assessment questions

general questions about your childhood , each other to see how well you know each other, jobs you have had , issues you may have had with your own children , Sanctions you used, changes you may make in childcare, support you have eg other adult children , Health visitor , GO etc they will ask for re...
by ied53
Sat Mar 17, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Contact
Topic: Grandparent contact
Replies: 9
Views: 1929

Re: Grandparent contact

Nannygems, sorry to hear this to be honest no one can advise you without knowing as much as possible . It may also be a case that you are not aware of the concerns and if 7 days is set aside there must be a lot to sort. Have you spoken to your MP as Suzie advised?

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