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by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: Sounding off
Topic: It feels like as a family carer I'm discriminated against!
Replies: 6
Views: 361

Re: It feels like as a family carer I'm discriminated against!

Dear twinsauntie Thank you for posting again. You say that the children came to be in your care because children’s services initiated this arrangement. I think it is important you understand that this suggests that children’s services should have been treating you as a foster carer and paying you th...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Jul 02, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Assessment
Topic: Foster Panel
Replies: 1
Views: 347

Re: Foster Panel

Dear joisthebiz

Thanks for your post. I am replied to your subsequent post.

Best wishes.

Suzie
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Jul 02, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: FRG hot topics
Topic: Grandchildren being removed as Foster Panel not yet approved us
Replies: 1
Views: 345

Re: Grandchildren being removed as Foster Panel not yet approved us

Dear joisthebiz 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 to hear of the difficulties that you are currently experiencing. I am also sorry that we were not able to respond to your queries sooner and that...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Jul 02, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: Sounding off
Topic: It feels like as a family carer I'm discriminated against!
Replies: 1
Views: 174

Re: It feels like as a family carer I'm discriminated against!

Dear twinsauntie

I have replied on your other thread.

Best wishes

suzie
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Jul 02, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: Sounding off
Topic: It feels like as a family carer I'm discriminated against!
Replies: 6
Views: 361

Re: It feels like as a family carer I'm discriminated against!

Dear twinsauntie 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 you before now and also to hear about the difficulties that you and your nieces have been experiencing. It so...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Tue Jun 26, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: FRG hot topics
Topic: Kinship payment??
Replies: 3
Views: 301

Re: Kinship payment??

Dear Jammyatter Welcome to the Family and Friends’ discussion board and thank you for your post. My name is Suzie, Family Rights Group (FRG) online adviser. First of all, I am sorry that we were not able to respond to your post before now and that you have been struggling to get support to help you ...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Jun 04, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Assessment
Topic: contesting a failed assessment
Replies: 44
Views: 21899

Re: contesting a failed assessment

Dear grandmotherwoody Welcome to the Family and Friends Carers’ discussion board and thank you for your post. My name is Suzie, Family Rights Group’s online adviser. I am very sorry to hear that you have had negative assessments for both family and friends foster care and for special guardianship. D...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed May 16, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Contact
Topic: Supervised contact - who pays it?
Replies: 9
Views: 1040

Re: Supervised contact - who pays it?

Dear Lumiru, I think it was my mistake! I have clearly mixed things up. Thanks for posting again. Your granddaughter is under a care order so she is a "looked after child". Children services should be promoting contact between her and the extended family unless it is not consistent with yo...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed May 16, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Child protection
Topic: What should I do next
Replies: 4
Views: 1568

Re: What should I do next

Hi Nan53, It is not clear from your post why granddaughters dad has not been involved in the earlier part of the care proceedings. Was his address unknown? He has now been aware of the proceedings since March 2018 when he was served with the transcript. I would have expected him to have also been se...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed May 16, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: Contact
Topic: Supervised contact - who pays it?
Replies: 9
Views: 1040

Re: Supervised contact - who pays it?

Dear Lumiru, I can see that the issue around who pays for the supervised contact centre has now been resolved. Children services have agreed to pay for the contact centre. The regulations that govern special guardianship orders, state that children services can help with contact arrangements to enab...

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