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by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Jun 11, 2021 1:43 pm
Forum: Assessment
Topic: Failed assessment - next steps!
Replies: 2
Views: 39

Re: Failed assessment - next steps!

Dear Loz6635 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 see from your post that the person assessing you to care for your brothers has informed you that she will not be recommending you as a long-...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Jun 11, 2021 11:09 am
Forum: Getting support
Topic: SGO - complicated
Replies: 1
Views: 52

Re: SGO - complicated

Dear luan49 Welcome to the Kinship Carers’ discussion forum and thank you for posting. My name is Suzie, online adviser at Family Rights Group. I see from your post that you are very concerned for your partner’s granddaughter and what is best for her long term. You believe she needs to be settled an...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Jun 03, 2021 1:45 pm
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Care order
Replies: 2
Views: 117

Re: Care order

Dear Scared Nanny Welcome to the Kinship Carers’ forum and thank you for your post. My name is Suzie and I am FRG’s online adviser. First of all, congratulations on the imminent arrival of your grandchild – I know it is a stressful and uncertain time though. It sounds as if there are serious concern...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Jun 03, 2021 10:58 am
Forum: Legal orders
Topic: SGO /Adoption
Replies: 1
Views: 96

Re: SGO /Adoption

Dear Godmummy Welcome to the Kiinship Carers’ forum and thank you for your post. My name is Suzie and I am FRG’s online adviser. I am sorry that there has been a delay in responding to your post. You are applying for a Special Guardianship Order for your godchild whom you have cared for, in what has...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri May 28, 2021 2:46 pm
Forum: Legal orders
Topic: Over turning a SGO
Replies: 1
Views: 77

Re: Over turning a SGO

Dear Letsgetthisssorted Welcome to the kinship carers discussion forum and thank you for your post. My name is Suzie, online adviser at Family Rights Group. From your post I can see how worried you are about your stepdaughter and the way in which her grandmother, the special guardian is behaving at ...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu May 27, 2021 2:22 pm
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Help please - it is all a minefield
Replies: 1
Views: 84

Re: Help please - it is all a minefield

Dear KJTG53 Welcome to the kinship carers’ forum and thank you for your post. I am sorry that I have not been able to respond sooner. Your baby granddaughter may have been born by now and I hope that the birth went well and that she and your daughter are both ok. This is a very difficult and distres...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed May 26, 2021 4:03 pm
Forum: Legal orders
Topic: Birth father
Replies: 2
Views: 200

Re: Birth father

Dear Celle Thank you for your two posts and for outlining the sibling relationship between the children. Now that the birth father has been identified he could/should ask to be assessed and joined to the proceedings, here is some information for fathers. Here too, is some information about parental ...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed May 26, 2021 2:14 pm
Forum: Contact
Topic: Assessment of grandparents
Replies: 4
Views: 468

Re: Assessment of grandparents

Dear Peg Thank you for the update, I am sorry to read that the process is still difficult for you. It may be useful for you to have a read of our guide about good practice in family and friends care assessments as well as the information we have on our website about kinship care . We have some tips ...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed May 26, 2021 1:43 pm
Forum: Assessment
Topic: Positive viability but not recommend for Family and friends due to PNC ?
Replies: 2
Views: 239

Re: Positive viability but not recommend for Family and friends due to PNC ?

Dear serenitymae Thank you for your post and welcome to the Board. I am sorry to read of your situation and for the delay in responding. By now you will have been to court and may now find the information on our website about kinship care arrangements helpful. You will find information here, about p...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed May 26, 2021 10:51 am
Forum: FRG hot topics
Topic: Bedroom space
Replies: 1
Views: 210

Re: Bedroom space

Dear FeeBee Welcome to the Board, I apologise for the delay in responding. You have said that that you have raised the matter of bedroom space with the local authority but they were not forthcoming with information. The Government has set out Guidance relating to Special Guardianship, regulation 38 ...