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by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Dec 07, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: FRG hot topics
Topic: SGO and care orders
Replies: 2
Views: 1489

Re: SGO and care orders

Dear Rain, Welcome to the Friends and Family Discussion Board. Your post is about your niece, who has recently become subject to a Care Order and is therefore now a Looked After Child. During care proceedings, you initially felt you were unable to put yourself forward as a Special Guardian for your ...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Dec 07, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Why do they twist words
Replies: 5
Views: 1902

Re: Why do they twist words

Dear Cupcake1, Thank you very much for taking the time to post and I am sorry to hear that that you are having difficulties with your SGO assessment. As I understand your grandson is currently in foster care, you have had a positive viability assessment but your full SGO assessment is ongoing. I am ...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Dec 07, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: Children coming into the care system under section 20 voluntary arrangements
Topic: Should he have been Section 20
Replies: 3
Views: 4504

Re: Should he have been Section 20

Dear Disgruntled, Thank you very much for taking the time to post and I apologise for the delay in getting back to you. To clarify, you have been caring for your son’s friend from October 2018 until March this year. He was 15 when he came to live with you. From the information you have provided it a...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Sat Dec 05, 2020 5:20 pm
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Need urgent advice
Replies: 87
Views: 25223

Re: Need urgent advice

Dear Mr G, Welcome to Family Rights Group. You have posted on a forum that is meant for friends and family carers, people who look after other people’s children such as grandparents who care full time for their grandchildren. As you are a parent you could instead post on our Parents Board. The Paren...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Tue Nov 17, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Need urgent advice
Replies: 87
Views: 25223

Re: Need urgent advice

Dear DB182 Thank you for your updating post. I would just like to echo Robin’s congratulations and to say well done on your achievements to date. I hope that the further assessments and panels are positive too. Please do keep the board updated as you have been doing as I think it helps other relativ...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Nov 11, 2020 5:24 pm
Forum: Contact
Topic: Contact
Replies: 1
Views: 1506

Re: Contact

Dear MCA35, Welcome to the Family and Friends Board. You have been caring for a child for over 3 years now under a Child Arrangements Order. This means that you share Parental Responsibility with the child’s parents, and when it is possible to do so, it is a good idea to consult on decisions – you c...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Nov 06, 2020 10:38 am
Forum: Child protection
Topic: Needing advice
Replies: 1
Views: 1955

Re: Needing advice

Dear OurLife Welcome to Family Rights Group’s family and friends’ discussion board and thank you for your post. As you are a parent, not a family and friends carer, this is not the best forum for you to post on as we have a dedicated parents’ discussion board where you can receive advice and support...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Oct 23, 2020 5:46 pm
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: GD in care since March 2020. Why is it all taking so long?
Replies: 10
Views: 2479

Re: GD in care since March 2020. Why is it all taking so long?

Dear Jnan Welcome to the Family and Friends Carers’ discussion forum and thanks for your post. I am Suzie, online adviser at Family Rights Group. It must be very distressing for the family that your granddaughter has been placed in the care of the local authority following a visit to hospital where ...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Oct 22, 2020 8:50 am
Forum: FRG hot topics
Topic: My three grandchildren have been placed into care because a bruise on her arm which was received care of a bite from her
Replies: 1
Views: 1098

Re: My three grandchildren have been placed into care because a bruise on her arm which was received care of a bite from

Dear Blastbutt Welcome to Family Rights Group’s family and friend carers’ discussion board and thank you for your post. My name is Suzie and I am an online adviser. I am sorry that I was not able to respond to your post sooner. I am very sorry to hear about the difficulties your family is experienci...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Tue Oct 13, 2020 8:20 am
Forum: Assessment
Topic: allowance
Replies: 1
Views: 1561

Re: Applying for special guardianship for my baby sister

Dear merktwain Welcome to the family and friends carers’ discussion board and thank you for your post. My name is Suzie and I am Family Rights Group’s online adviser. I am sorry for the delay in replying to your post and to hear of your family’s difficulties and your worries about your youngest sibl...