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In the News: new rules for social workers; adoption register opened up

Published: 06.03.14

A selection of news from the last week related to adoption, looked after children and social care.
In the News: new rules for social workers; adoption register opened up

New rules for social workers following adoption reform
Planned guidance to help social workers understand the reformed adoption system published for consultation. Gov.uk 28/2/14

Secret adoption register opened to would-be parents
Potential adopters will be allowed to search previously secret registers containing photographs and video of children needing homes. Telegraph 1/3/14

LGBT Adoption Week
We're getting there, but almost half of Britain still needs convincing that same sex couples should be allowed to adopt. Independent 6/4/14