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In the News: Government adoption reforms only impacting on younger children, says charity

Published: 15.10.14

A round up of recent news stories relating to looked after children and adoption
In the News: Government adoption reforms only impacting on younger children, says charity

Government adoption reforms only impacting on younger children, says charity. Community Care 3.10.14
TACT warns adoption figures remain static for older children 

Inheritance law changes comes into force
Changes remove a rule that meant children lost right to inherit if adopted by another family. BBC News 1.10.14

Record number of children adopted in London 
Government attributes rise to changes in adoption system which make it quicker and easier. Get West London 1.10.14

Charity warns of 'inappropriate' use of special guardianship orders. CYPN 2.10.14
Foster carers are being pressured into permanently caring for children through SGOs, warns charity 

Three quarters of foster carers expected to make use of "staying put" arrangements. Community Care 3.10.14
Research findings suggest young people will stay in care for longer 

Care applications on the rise, Cafcass figures show. Community Care 10.10.14
Cafcass received a total of 902 applications last month compared to 843 the year before