Report says 20% of siblings taken into care are split up (BBC News)

A report finds that 20% of sibling groups were split up because of difficulty finding suitable places.

 

Almost 20 per cent of sibling groups in Scotland taken into care were split up because of a difficulty in finding suitable placements, a report has said.

The Care Inspectorate report said more high quality fostering and adoption places were needed.

Almost 60 per cent of local authorities had difficulties placing sibling groups.

Find out more: Report says 20% of siblings taken into care are split up (BBC News)

Published in Fostering focus News & media round-up on November 22, 2017