Tag Archives: BAAF

4Children to close

31st Aug 2016

Charity to cease trading and transfer services to Action for Children Children’s charity 4Children is to cease trading and transfer some services to Action for Children, it has been announced….

Government to strengthen Special Guardianship Orders

7th Jan 2016

Assessment process to be amended immediately following review of SGOs The government has pledged to strengthen Special Guardianship Order assessments in England after a review of their effectiveness found that…

Special guardianship orders: What needs to change?

29th Sep 2015

The huge growth in the use of special guardianship orders has prompted concerns across the social care sector about the conduct of local authorities and the courts, according to responses…

Adoptions at highest since 1992

17th Mar 2015

Adoptions of looked after children rose by 26% in year to March 2014 There were 5,050 looked after children adopted during the year ending 31 March 2014, an increase of…