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In the News: Older adopters tell their story

Published: 19.01.15

A collection of adoption related stories from the media.
In the News: Older adopters tell their story

The joy (and sheer terror) of adopting in your fifties - Daily Mail - 11.01.15
Three families share their experiences of having children later in life

Hugh Thornbery and an adoptive parent who had her child placed in her fifties interviewed on the Graham Torrington show, BBC WM 95.6 - 13.01.15

Adopting a child at 51: 'I wanted to do it' - ITV - 15.01.15
Jackie adopted at the age of 51 and would like to see more older people come forward as prospective parents.

Huge surge in instances of children going missing from foster care - CYP - 15.01.15
More than 13,000 cases of children going missing from foster care were recorded last year, with more than 500 incidents linked to child sexual exploitation (CSE), latest figures show.