Few benefits from special guardianship

December 2009
Community Care;12/3/2009, Issue 1798, p11
The article presents information on the findings of a study conducted by the Great Britain government on the impact of special guardians on asylum-seeking children. The study found that there is little evidencing to show that unaccompanied asylum-seeking children are benefiting from special guardianship arrangements. The study found that 13% of special guardians were foster carers while 86% were grandparents of children under five.


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