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Foster carer demand shows slight fall

    News
  • Wednesday, January 8, 2014
The number of foster carers needed to be recruited this year is slightly lower than in 2013 due to a slowdown in the number of children expected to be fostered, research suggests.

Daily roundup: Carers allowances, Daniel Pelka, and safeguarding

    Other
  • Thursday, August 1, 2013
An investigation by the Local Government Ombudsman has found 340 carers in Liverpool were underpaid by the council; the serious case review into the death of four year old Daniel Pelka will be published shortly; and the SNP wants to bring in state-appointed guardians for all children, in the news today.

Legal Update: Scrutiny of private fostering

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  • Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Kamena Dorling, head of policy and programmes at Coram Children's Legal Centre, examines changes to data collection on private fostering arrangements and what further work is needed to safeguard children and young people.