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by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Jun 20, 2012 3:41 pm
Forum: Are social workers worried about your child?
Topic: Final Hearing fastly approaching
Replies: 13
Views: 12190

Re: Final Hearing fastly approaching

Hi don’t know where to turn Welcome to the board You have reported that you are approaching a final hearing in relation to your five children. If this is the case, it is likely that the Local Authority will have filed their final evidence (statement and careplan) by now. This will give their detaile...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Jun 14, 2012 1:48 pm
Forum: Getting your voice heard
Topic: Honestly cant see the light
Replies: 266
Views: 89070

Re: Honestly cant see the light

Hi Warthog I understand that you may have already attended court today. However, would you consider the possibility of moving to a 'place of safety' either on a temporary basis or more permanently. If your current address details are known to your ex partner, you could always face a scenario where y...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Jun 13, 2012 2:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hello from Esme- FRG's new moderator
Replies: 9
Views: 4393

Re: Hello from Esme- FRG's new moderator

Hi Ange The issue of accommodation under section 20 is a difficult one. In theory a parent is agreeing to the child being accommodated when, in reality, they often feel that they do not have a choice. I agree that section 20 can be used inappropriately. In some situations it is right to challenge th...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Jun 13, 2012 10:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: can you withdraw a placement ?
Replies: 4
Views: 5427

Re: can you withdraw a placement ?

Hi Basil You say that you been given a date for the PLO meeting. Have you had an official letter confirming this? This letter entitles you to automatic, free legal advice and representation at the PLO meeting. I would advise that you find an appropriate solicitor as soon as possible to help you to p...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Tue Jun 12, 2012 10:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is cin code.
Replies: 1
Views: 1290

Re: What is cin code.

Hello Basil It’s a bit difficult to answer fully without seeing the paperwork you’re talking about. From what you have said, it sounds as though your child has been assessed as a “child in need” (CiN) as a result of the impact of a parent’s illness/ disability. Following this assessment, the social ...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Jun 11, 2012 4:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can i get an SGO reversed?
Replies: 10
Views: 9928

Re: Can i get an SGO reversed?

Hello private+ Welcome to the parents’ discussion board and thanks for posting. You have clearly worked really hard to get well and improve things for you and your daughter. It sounds as though you have a lovely relationship with her. As I think you are aware, a special guardianship order can be end...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Jun 11, 2012 1:45 pm
Forum: Are social workers worried about your child?
Topic: Protection plans
Replies: 1
Views: 1313

Re: Protection plans

Hello Claireds Welcome to the parents’ discussion board and thank you for posting. Once it has been decided (at an initial child protection conference) that a child should have a child protection plan, the plan remains in place until a decision is made (at a later conference) that it is no longer ne...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Jun 07, 2012 2:04 pm
Forum: Getting your voice heard
Topic: Honestly cant see the light
Replies: 266
Views: 89070

Re: Honestly cant see the light

Hi, I just want to clarify a couple of points that have come up in the discussion. Care proceedings and section 20 . During the court proceedings for a care order, the local authority can apply for an interim care order, which would then give the local authority parental responsibility which they sh...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Jun 06, 2012 5:20 pm
Forum: Are social workers worried about your child?
Topic: Grandparents' contact and SS
Replies: 18
Views: 10765

Re: Grandparents' contact and SS

Hi separated father Do you know the outcome of the section 47 investigation being conducted by Children’s Services, as this is key to any care planning, and contact that is being planned? From what you say in your post, the police are unlikely to re-open their investigation unless there is any new e...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Jun 06, 2012 3:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: can you withdraw a placement ?
Replies: 4
Views: 5427

Re: can you withdraw a placement ?

Hello Basil I have responded to your brief enquiry on Tribblehunter’s thread but also wanted to answer your queries in more detail here. You have said that children’s services have had a child protection conference regarding your child and drawn up a child protection plan. They are now saying that t...

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