The Week

November 2010
Community Care;11/18/2010, Issue 1844, p12
The article offers news briefs related to social services in England. The Slough Council has deducted the fee paid to foster careers for the first child in their care. The Grandparents Plus needs protection from the welfare and council budget cuts. According to the report of the England National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse, the use of intravenous drugs are declining rapidly among young adults in England.


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