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by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Jul 08, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: Assessment
Topic: Kinship assessment advice
Replies: 1
Views: 42

Re: Kinship assessment advice

Dear SHC99 Welcome to the family and friends carers’ forum and thank you for your post. I see that you are concerned about how your family’s history of drug use and violence might affect your chances in being able to have a positive assessment for your niece to remain in your care. From what you say...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Jul 08, 2020 3:38 pm
Forum: Assessment
Topic: Failed viability assesment
Replies: 1
Views: 95

Re: Failed viability assesment

Dear Mrs B Welcome to the family and friends carers’ discussion forum and thank you for your post. My name is Suzie, online adviser at Family Rights Group. I am sorry that you have had a negative assessment due to a historical incident of domestic violence which was not mentioned during the assessme...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Jul 08, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: Legal orders
Topic: kinship carer for grandchildren?
Replies: 2
Views: 133

Re: kinship carer for grandchildren?

Dear suncloud Welcome to the family and friends discussion forum and thank you for posting. I am sorry it has taken some time to respond to your post. I see that there has been a crisis in your family which has led to your grandchildren being placed in your care and you treated as a foster carer for...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Jun 12, 2020 7:31 pm
Forum: FRG hot topics
Topic: Referral
Replies: 1
Views: 138

Re: Referral

Dear Wolf, Welcome to the friends and family carers board. My name is Suzie and I am one of FRG’s advisers. I am so sorry to hear that your mental health deteriorated and that you felt suicidal. I am glad that you were able to reach out and talk to your children’s teacher about how you were feeling....
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Jun 12, 2020 5:14 pm
Forum: Child protection
Topic: Please help
Replies: 1
Views: 312

Re: Please help

DearSFK88, Welcome to the Friends and Family carers Forum. My name is Suzie and I am one of Family Rights Group’s advisers. I am sorry to hear that your niece who is 11 has been through so much. How difficult for her and how resilient she must be to call you to come and collect her. How lucky she is...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Jun 10, 2020 5:20 pm
Forum: Assessment
Topic: Please help
Replies: 3
Views: 230

Re: Please help

My nephew has been placed in foster care with an interium care order since birth. Me and my husband have been assessed to care for our nephew. My police check & national police check came back all clear whereas my husbands came back with something serious on it, which he absolutely strongly denies....
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Jun 10, 2020 2:32 pm
Forum: Legal orders
Topic: MY RIGHTS
Replies: 2
Views: 283

Re: MY RIGHTS

Dear RURALFATHER Thank you for posting. As Robin has pointed out in his response to your post, you have posted on the wrong forum. He has given some good advice regarding parental responsibility. Please read our advice sheet Parental Responsibility . Regarding the position with children’s services i...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Jun 10, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: Getting support
Topic: 5 kids ( 2 have autism ) stress caused husband to lash out once what happens next
Replies: 2
Views: 266

Re: 5 kids ( 2 have autism ) stress caused husband to lash out once what happens next

Dear MCE78 My name is Suzie, online adviser at Family Rights Group. I see from your post that you are a parent going through a difficult time at present. As Robin pointed out in response to your post you should have posted on the parents’ discussion forum. You are having such a stressful time at the...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Jun 05, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: Legal orders
Topic: Special guardianship allowance
Replies: 3
Views: 481

Re: Special guardianship allowance

Dear Naturescape123, Welcome to the Friends and Family Carers Forum. I Am Suzie, FRG’s online adviser. I agree with Robin’s advice to you. It will be much more difficult to claim anything back now. (Thank you Robin for your advice.) I would like to add something. I think it is important to know what...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Jun 05, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: SGO application and Medical
Replies: 2
Views: 452

Re: SGO application and Medical

Dear Keefn164, Welcome to the Friends and Family carers forum. My name is Suzie and I am FRG’s online adviser. I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your partner’s granddaughter. That must have been very difficult for your family. I can see that you and your partner have been asked by children ser...