Concerns over major drop in adopter recruitment (Children & Young People Now)

More needs to be done to attract suitable adoptive parents for children with complex needs amid a sharp drop in recruitment, the Adoption Leadership Board has warned.¬†A briefing published by the body¬†reveals in that it is concerned a slump in adoption placement orders in recent years has led to a ‘substantial contraction’ of adopter recruitment by councils and voluntary adoption agencies.

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Published in News & media round-up on April 13, 2017