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by suncloud
Thu Aug 20, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: Legal orders
Topic: Any chance of getting SGO for young grandchildren, age 70 and single.
Replies: 1
Views: 106

Any chance of getting SGO for young grandchildren, age 70 and single.

Help am feeling really worried Final court hearing in November but both Bps have failed parenting assessments. Friends SGO assessment not looking positive. I failed initial viability assessment but am hoping to get an ISW assessment as I really feel passionately about the two children not being adop...
by suncloud
Sat Jul 25, 2020 9:22 am
Forum: Legal orders
Topic: Independent Social Worker
Replies: 1
Views: 435

Independent Social Worker

Hi has anyone used an Independent Social Worker after a failed viability assessment with the LA, also is there a way of using one without having to pay. I am a maternal grandmother hoping to get long term care for my two grandchildren, after submitting a C2 to the court to ask about this had my firs...
by suncloud
Wed Jul 22, 2020 11:12 am
Forum: Assessment
Topic: kinship assessment questions
Replies: 4
Views: 557

Re: kinship assessment questions

Following on The Judge has agreed to a hearing to look at whether I can have an assessment or not. I have sent a statement but does anyone know what sort of questions will be asked. Feeling quite nervous.
by suncloud
Fri Jul 17, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: Assessment
Topic: kinship assessment questions
Replies: 4
Views: 557

Re: kinship assessment questions

Thanks for that Robin, I have definitely thought about but it seemed unreasonable to project in the future as regards suitable people as things change a lot! I am 70yrs old so am not feeling too positive about getting guardianship as the children are young but I have to do everything I can to keep t...
by suncloud
Fri Jul 17, 2020 7:18 am
Forum: Assessment
Topic: kinship assessment questions
Replies: 4
Views: 557

kinship assessment questions

Hi as an older grandparent trying to be assessed to be the kinship carer of my two grandchildren has anyone else been asked about what happens if you die as you are older. Who would look after the children then? This seems a very difficult question to answer as anyone can die at any time and yes it ...
by suncloud
Sun Jul 12, 2020 8:17 am
Forum: Legal orders
Topic: kinship carer for grandchildren?
Replies: 2
Views: 404

Re: kinship carer for grandchildren? Age and Single.

Thanks for your reply Suzie, I have now realised that moving them back would be more disruptive for them but I am now pursuing the chance to be a long term carer. As I am 70 yrs old and living alone it will be a battle but I feel it is worth it. Has anyone else experience of becoming kinship carer a...
by suncloud
Mon Jun 15, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: Legal orders
Topic: kinship carer for grandchildren?
Replies: 2
Views: 404

kinship carer for grandchildren?

First post on here but need advice please. After a crisis situation with my daughter whom is a drug user I looked after my two grandchildren for nearly 3 weeks at the request of the Social worker. I was assessed as temporary foster carer. Unfortunately at that time I was unwell and really stressed f...