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In the News: Kinship carers; Eating disorders; Parental leave

Published: 03.12.13

A round up of the latest features and articles relevant to adoptive families.
In the News: Kinship carers; Eating disorders; Parental leave

Ombudsman criticises Councils kinship carer support
Some kinship carers are getting a raw deal because councils are failing to provide them with the support they are entitled to, the Local Government Ombudsman (LGO) has warned. CYP 29/11/13

Tripling in the number of children treated for eating disorders
The number of pre-teen children treated in hospital for eating disorders triples in four years. Telegraph 1/12/13

Government outlines new parental leave system
Working mums and dads today (29 November 2013) learn how the new system of shared parental leave will work for them and their employers. www.gov.uk 29/11/13