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In The News: Overseas foster care, mental health data gap, bedroom tax

Published: 27.03.13

A round up of the latest features and articles of interest to adoptive families.
In The News: Overseas foster care, mental health data gap, bedroom tax

Judgement on overseas foster placements

An interesting judgement has come out this week regarding the ability of social workers to place a child with foster parents who are residents of the UK but live overseas. Community Care 25/3/13

Mental health data gap puts children at risk

Children are being put at risk by a lack of data about parents and carers with serious mental health problems Children and Young People Now 25/3/13

Siblings could be split up as spare bedroom tax hits foster carers

Campaigners warn the "ridiculous" plans could deter people from fostering groups of brothers and sisters. Community Care 19/3/13