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Adoption UK responds to the Government's plans to update guidelines on transracial adoption
Date: 2 Nov 2010
In response to the Government's plans to update adoption guidelines to remove barriers to transracial adoption, Adoption UK's Chief Executive, Jonathan Pearce, has issued the following statement:
Adoption UK rated 'outstanding' by recent Ofsted report
Date: 2 Nov 2010
Adoption UK is celebrating the release of an ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted report. The rating confirms Adoption UK, the only national membership organisation run by and for adoptive parents, as a leading charity for adoptive families.
Concerns that children going into care do not know they
will be separated from their families
Date: 11 Nov 2010
Children are unprepared to go into care according to a new survey, often not knowing that they are going in at all, or understanding what it will mean, and the details of any future plans for them.
“Debt” owed to adoptive parents – children’s minister calls for improvements to the adoption process
Date: 22 Nov 2010
Adoptive parents are praised, whilst local authority adoption agencies are asked to work more closely with voluntary agencies to bring improvements after “disappointing” adoption figures.
Concerns over councils’ child protection departments as demand for services rises
Date: 26 Nov 2010
At a time when the demand for child protection services is rising, Ofsted warn that a number of local authority departments are a “real cause for concern”.
Disadvantaged families miss out on free childcare due to poor promotion of services
Date: 30 Nov 2010
Calls have been made for better promotion of free childcare services as government report reveals families are missing out.
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