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by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:24 am
Forum: FRG hot topics
Topic: Pregnant again what will happen next?
Replies: 2
Views: 258

Re: Pregnant again what will happen next?

Dear Gands18 Welcome to the Family and Friends’ Carers discussion board and thank you for your post. Ied53 has already answered your queries very well. Just to add that children’s services will be undertaking a pre-birth assessment of the couple’s unborn baby which will identify if one or both paren...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Tue Apr 10, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: Assessment
Topic: Assessment questions
Replies: 2
Views: 245

Re: Assessment questions

Dear Nannyof5 Welcome to the Family and Friends’ Carers discussion board and thanks for your post. Congratulations on passing your viability assessment. Ied53 has already given you a very good idea of what to expect in a fuller assessment. You may also find it helpful to have a look at a couple of o...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Apr 06, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: Challenging decisions
Topic: Can we appeal after social worker lied
Replies: 1
Views: 230

Re: Can we appeal after social worker lied

Dear Nannygems Thanks for your further post. You are clearly still very upset about the outcome of the case relating to your grandchildren. I know the case for the youngest ended recently and all the children are now in long term foster care. The court hearings would have been the appropriate time f...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Mar 28, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Challenging decisions
Topic: Private foster child doesn't want to return home
Replies: 4
Views: 213

Re: Private foster child doesn't want to return home

Dear Busymum Thank you for your updating post. I am very surprised to read that a social worker refused to attend when contacted by school that a child did not want to go home or the placement she was living in had broken down. That is certainly not what should have happened. Children’s services hav...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Mar 28, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Child protection
Topic: Grandparent needs to contact CS re child's parent behaviour
Replies: 2
Views: 2196

Re: Grandparent needs to contact CS re child's parent behaviour

Dear Nan53 Welcome to the Family and Friends discussion board. I am send you a copy of our advice sheet An introductory guide to Children’s Services which explains what happens when children’s services receive a safeguarding referral about a child or children. Hope you find this helpful. Best wishes...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Tue Mar 27, 2018 11:26 am
Forum: FRG hot topics
Topic: Easter holiday availability
Replies: 0
Views: 172

Easter holiday availability

Hello everyone.

Just to let you know that the office, advice line and digital advice service will close at 3pm on Thursday, 29th March 2018 for the Easter bank holiday period. The office and all services will re-open at 9.30am on Tuesday, 3rd April 2018.

Best Wishes

Suzie
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Tue Mar 27, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Free holidays for Special Guardianship Order families
Replies: 1
Views: 244

Free holidays for Special Guardianship Order families

Dear All,

I just wanted to let you know about this tweet by the Alex Timpson Trust, about their free holiday scheme, which now extends to SGO families. More information can be found on their website.

Best wishes

Suzie
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Mar 26, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Child protection
Topic: What should I do next
Replies: 2
Views: 319

Re: What should I do next

Dear Nan53 Welcome to the Family and Friends Carers discussion forum and thank you for your post. I am sorry to read that you are concerned about the placement of your grandchildren with their paternal aunt and that you wonder how she was able to pass a viability assessment. From what you say, it ap...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Mar 23, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: Challenging decisions
Topic: Private foster child doesn't want to return home
Replies: 4
Views: 213

Re: Private foster child doesn't want to return home

Dear Busymum Welcome to the Family and Friends discussion board. My name is Suzie, online adviser at Family Rights Group. In your post you describe the child in your care as a private foster child. I would like to ask a couple of questions regarding this to find out whether it is in fact a private f...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Mar 21, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Assessment
Topic: contesting a failed assessment
Replies: 39
Views: 18134

Re: contesting a failed assessment

Dear Flowers,

I am sorry that we did not answer your post back in November. TheMA has given you sound advice.

Do you still need any advice form us? If so, please do post back or call our advice line on 0808 801 0366.

Best wishes,

Suzie

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