Faults found over treatment of foster parents

Good guidance practice issued care providers
Michael King, Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman

The ombudsman has criticised a council’s social work practice following the removal of two children from a foster couple who wanted to adopt them. An investigation of East Riding of Yorkshire Council found an unreasonable delay in starting adoption assessments of the couple, poor record keeping, poor decision making when deciding to remove the children…

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