Search found 521 matches

by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Jan 07, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Assessment
Topic: Initial assessment errors
Replies: 1
Views: 53

Re: Initial assessment errors

Dear Aloevera Welcome to the Family and Friends Carers discussion board and thank you for your post. I am sorry to hear that you have not been recommended to be fully assessed as a connected person for your nephew. You have rightly reviewed the assessment and have identified that there are factual e...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Jan 07, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: SGO advise please
Replies: 1
Views: 73

Re: SGO advise please

Dear Mumto3 Thanks for your post. It is good to hear that your niece in doing so well in your care and is such a cherished member of your family. I think many other special guardians would agree that the process of obtaining and caring for a child under a SGO can be challenging as well as rewarding....
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Dec 10, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Support Groups
Topic: Autism spectrum disorders
Replies: 2
Views: 558

Re: Autism spectrum disorders

Dear worriedg Thank you for your further post. I am sorry to hear about the continuing difficulties your family are experiencing. Your adult daughter who is involved in care proceedings has now had a partial diagnosis of ASD. You don’t say if this was as part of an expert psychological/psychiatric a...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Dec 10, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: Contact
Topic: Ward of court sibling contact
Replies: 1
Views: 593

Re: Ward of court sibling contact

Dear BrotherofWardofCourt

I have replied to your duplicate post.

Best wishes

Suzie
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Dec 10, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Contact
Topic: Ward of court sibling contact
Replies: 1
Views: 410

Re: Ward of court sibling contact

Dear BrotherofWardofCourt First of all welcome to the Family and Friends Carers discussion board and thank you for your post. My name is Suzie, FRG’s online adviser. I am sorry that we were not able to respond to your query sooner. Congratulations on the birth of your baby sister. I am sorry to hear...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Dec 10, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Children guardian
Replies: 12
Views: 1726

Re: Children guardian

Dear nannyloves2 Thanks for your further post. I don’t think the social worker is recommending anything out of the ordinary. It is true that children who are cared for under a CAO or a SGO are no longer looked after children so their LAC reviews stop. Where there is a supervision order in place chil...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Dec 07, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Finance and benefits
Topic: Advice about finances.
Replies: 1
Views: 490

Re: Advice about finances.

Dear Emz, Welcome to the Friends and family carers forum. I am Suzie the online adviser. I can see that you have taken on the care of your 15 year old niece after she suffered bullying at school which affected her attendance. It is good to hear that she is now thriving with you and that her school a...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Nov 30, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Child protection
Topic: Access to grandchildren
Replies: 2
Views: 870

Re: Access to grandchildren

Dear Only Grandparents Thank you for you post and welcome to the family and friends carers’ discussion forum. My name is Suzie, online adviser at Family Rights Group. You are very concerned about the ongoing court proceedings relating to your grandchildren and believe that you are unlikely to be abl...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Tue Nov 20, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Urgent help pls, Party to the proceedings
Replies: 2
Views: 590

Re: Urgent help pls, Party to the proceedings

Dear Bobsyouruncle Thank you for posting again. I am pleased for you that children’s services (the new name for social services) now intend to carry out a full assessment. This must make you happy and hopeful that your grandchildren may be with you very soon. In your earlier post you said you were b...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Tue Nov 20, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Challenging decisions
Topic: Discharging care order
Replies: 2
Views: 808

Re: Discharging care order

Dear Nannygems Thank you for posting again. I see that your grandchildren being in long term foster care is still very difficult for you and the parents and you have all decided that an application to discharge the care order should be made now. It is possible to apply to discharge a care order even...