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In the News: Overhaul of residential child care, post-adoption support

Published: 26.06.13

A round up of the latest features and articles relevant to adoptive families.
In the News: Overhaul of residential child care, post-adoption support

Children's minister announces 'fundamental overhaul' of residential child care

Announcing a package of reforms, Edward Timpson said residential child care has been ignored and left to fail for too long. Community Care 25/6/13

Where's the post-adoption support for traumatised children?

Adoptive families are put under huge strain when much-needed support is not made available. Louise Tickle reports. Guardian 24/6/13

New 'Fostering for Adoption' guidance for social workers published

New practical guidance has been published to help local authorities implement 'Fostering for Adoption' with the aim of ensuring more children can live with their potential permanent carers at the earliest possible stage of the adoption process. BAAF 14/6/13