At a time when adoption sometimes gets a bad press this American adopter has no doubts about the decision she took
Maybe we should open the first Ridley and Hall office in Dublin. The article refers to two cases that we brought which made sure that kinship carers in England and Wales were not discriminated against. We are still fighting to make sure their voice is heard.
And, in 2013, it was ruled that the London borough of Tower Hamlets should give a full foster care allowance to a woman caring for two nephews and a niece, the Guardian reported.
Angela said that she took her case to court here on numerous occasions, but failed to win similar financial support than the UK cases.
This short article confirms what grandparent carers in the UK would say - they are ready willing and do take on the care of their loved ones. But the support is often inadequate.
Looking at this article the system is working better in England and Wales than in the US!
This thoughtful article from Yvonne Roberts in The Observer suggests that some grandparents and baby boomers are changing perceptions of what it means to get older. Grandparents thwarted in playing a role in their grandchildren's life by being denied contact should get in touch with us!
Somethings we can help with - will, living wills and lasting powers of attorney ...drinking moderately and avoiding adding on the pounds are outside our skill! But we'd advise you to get in touch!
Article from Community Care is thoughtful but if your placement is breaking down, get in touch with us.