Lack of support for Kinship carers and Special Guardians

The Guardian has published an article on the support received by grandparents and other relatives who are raising children. The article discusses: how more children left care through a special guardianship order than through adoption for the first time in 2019; the lack of preparation and support for special guardians; the navigation of complex dynamics between the kinship carers and child’s family; the lack of awareness from some professionals of kinship care and special guardianship.

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