In the News: Number of adoptions increases

Published: 22.08.14

A few looked after children and adoption-related stories from the past week
In the News: Number of adoptions increases

Number of adoptions increases
According to latest Government figures, the number of adoptions has risen 14 per cent over the last year. CYPN 18.08.14

How to improve children's mental health services
Care should be wide-ranging, welcoming and age appropriate...The Guardian 17.08.14

David Cameron says policies must pass family test 
In his speech, Cameron has said that parents and children are too often overlooked and can be left worse off by Government reforms. BBC News 18.08.14

Lamb: Children's mental health system 'not fit for purpose'
Minister says NHS England and Department for Health taskforce will find 'best solution' to service failures. Community Care 20.08.14

Most councils in England are not measuring the scale of child neglect 
Research has found that most local authorities have no system for counting the number of neglected children. Community Care 20.08.14