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by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Oct 07, 2013 11:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Allowed to record Social work visits on video ??
Replies: 1
Views: 2055

Re: Allowed to record Social work visits on video ??

Dear JaqMar House, Thank you for posting. I can see that although the link is interesting- it refers to the law in America- I am worried that it might confuse people who use the forum, so I have removed it. I refer you to the parents board rule-7-“Any links that are, in our opinion..unhelpful will b...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Oct 04, 2013 1:03 pm
Forum: Are social workers worried about your child?
Topic: Written agreements?
Replies: 8
Views: 11122

FRG Responds

Dear LouLou I am sorry the social worker has not been clearer with you and has not given you copies of the paper work. Do ask for a copy of the assessment and the agreement you signed, you are entitled to them both and it would be helpful for you to have. In terms of why Children’s Services would al...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Oct 02, 2013 4:49 pm
Forum: Are social workers worried about your child?
Topic: Fabricated or induced illness
Replies: 2
Views: 3728

Re: Fabricated or induced illness

Hi Franticmum, Welcome to the discussion board. Thank you for posting. I’m sorry you are having such a stressful time. There are a couple of issues I’d like to address here. Firstly, as you have read, social workers should be open and share information with you about their concerns. The only time th...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Oct 02, 2013 4:13 pm
Forum: Are social workers worried about your child?
Topic: Written agreements?
Replies: 8
Views: 11122

Re: Written agreements?

Hi Loulou, Welcome to the parent’s discussion board. Thank you for posting. I can see that you’ve posted this twice, once in the Rules of Use area, so I have deleted that post and just answered you here. I’m pleased to see ‘seeking support’ has replied to you. You have had some really good advice fr...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Sep 30, 2013 4:17 pm
Forum: Getting your voice heard
Topic: Problems with the Social services
Replies: 11
Views: 37292

Re: Problems with the Social services

Dear Kellyxphil, Welcome to the parents board. I am sorry to hear that you have had such a stressful and difficult time recently. I understand that your daughter is still living with her grandmother (where you placed her for her safety), that you have stopped using drugs-and that has been proved by ...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Sep 30, 2013 1:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Forced adoption?
Replies: 7
Views: 6019

Re: Forced adoption?

Dear BrAjn, Welcome to the parents forum. I am sorry that things have been so difficult for you and your family. I can see that you have had a lot of useful advice from “seeking support”. I am glad that you have a solicitor as well. You might also want to have a look at our film and advice sheet abo...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Sep 30, 2013 12:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: letterbox contact
Replies: 3
Views: 2632

Re: letterbox contact

Dear Orchid, Welcome to the parents forum and thank you for posting. I think you have raised a very interesting question. I suggest that you contact After Adoption . You can also contact them on their advice line on 08000 568 578. I can see from their website that they are experienced in answering q...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Sep 25, 2013 1:05 pm
Forum: Are social workers worried about your child?
Topic: When my child is 16
Replies: 4
Views: 2868

Re: When my child is 16

Dear Worriedmum Thank you for your post and welcome to the discussion forum. My name is Suzie and I am an adviser at FRG. I am sorry to read about your current concerns regarding Children’s Services. My understanding is that a social worker visited your family back in July, perhaps as a result of a ...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Sep 25, 2013 12:18 pm
Forum: Do you have a child in care?
Topic: PERMANENCE PLANS
Replies: 1
Views: 1962

Re: PERMANENCE PLANS

Dear Princess27 Welcome to the discussion boards and thank you for your post. I am so sorry to hear about the distressing situation that you are in. It sounds as though Children’s Services have been involved in your family on and off over a long period of time. Their involvement has become more inte...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Sep 16, 2013 12:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Unaware of childs where abouts
Replies: 1
Views: 1706

Re: Unaware of childs where abouts

Dear Zubie123. Welcome back to the parents forum, Sorry to hear about the ongoing difficulties in respect of contact with your daughter. It sounds very stressful for you that contact does not always take place and that you do not know where your daughter lives. I agree with the contact supervisor-th...