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by ruthmarie
Thu May 17, 2012 9:19 pm
Forum: Getting your voice heard
Topic: can you trust social services
Replies: 28
Views: 63591

Re: can you trust social services

keep going girl, and well done, this is something they will not like at all - somebody else witnessing what is said.One of my social workers closes the door if anybody else is around so they cant hear what is being said, however this will happen no more! the more you challenge the more they become n...
by ruthmarie
Wed May 16, 2012 8:29 am
Forum: General
Topic: Hello from Esme- FRG's new moderator
Replies: 9
Views: 6108

Re: Hello from Esme- FRG's new moderator

Hi Esme I have posted several times b efore regarding childrens services I am a foster carer who is so fed up with the beurocracy, lack of care apart from making sure everystething is seen to be done, fed up with the pointless LAC reviews and meetings that never resolve anything, the arrogant attitu...
by ruthmarie
Mon Apr 30, 2012 4:52 pm
Forum: Getting your voice heard
Topic: childrens services
Replies: 10
Views: 7926

Re: childrens services

apologies Suzy, just realised why
by ruthmarie
Sat Apr 28, 2012 10:54 am
Forum: Getting your voice heard
Topic: childrens services
Replies: 10
Views: 7926

Re: childrens services

Hi ange thanks for your reply. I live in the South East area, but my foster child is from a Local Authority and I am an agency foster carer. Something does need to be done, thousands of families are being affected by unprofessional power mad social workers. Maybe all of those who have been affected ...
by ruthmarie
Fri Apr 27, 2012 9:53 pm
Forum: Getting your voice heard
Topic: childrens services
Replies: 10
Views: 7926

Re: childrens services

PS no I did not put in a formal complaint re the LA but I did put a formal complaint regarding the fostering agency social worker who was responsible for having me deregistered (with support from the LA) However earlier on in the year that this happened (2009) I had been advised by the chair of the ...
by ruthmarie
Fri Apr 27, 2012 9:29 pm
Forum: Getting your voice heard
Topic: childrens services
Replies: 10
Views: 7926

Re: childrens services

Hi again also some time ago when I was finding out information about SGO from fostering helpline who advised because my foster child comes under a child in need because of her multiple complex disorders I should not lose support of any kind with negotiation and and willlingness, but advised that I s...
by ruthmarie
Thu Apr 26, 2012 10:10 am
Forum: Getting your voice heard
Topic: childrens services
Replies: 10
Views: 7926

childrens services

Hi I am currently a long term foster carer for a child with extreme disability Autism/bipolar. I have posted before for advice as I have come to the point where I can no longer be part of a system that resembles the mafia more than a caring service for vulnerable families. My child has been in my ca...
by ruthmarie
Wed Feb 22, 2012 5:24 pm
Forum: Do you have a child in care?
Topic: i need help getting my children out of foster care
Replies: 8
Views: 43449

Re: i need help getting my children out of foster care

Hi just to clarify the LA hold PR she is under a care order. I have made an appointment with a local solicitor to ask for help with special guardianship. Thanks for your help you have reiterated that she is able to secure the same support and services un der SGO as a care order and this is what they...
by ruthmarie
Wed Feb 22, 2012 3:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: LAC Reviews
Replies: 9
Views: 17578

Re: LAC Reviews

I can tell you the social worker should write a report for the IRO and probably has but has withheld it from you. As a foster carer I have 6 monthly reviews and also you have every right to meeting tneIRO, each professional body and yourself should be given a copy of this review report which should ...
by ruthmarie
Wed Feb 22, 2012 10:52 am
Forum: Getting your voice heard
Topic: can you trust social services
Replies: 28
Views: 63591

can you trust social services

I think it is about time steps were taken to reduce the powers of social workers. I have been a foster carer for nearly 13 years and I am not impressed with how the sytem works at all. i have read a couple of posts here and agree that these people gang up, in mafia style and abuse their power of whi...