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Sept 2015 - BASW Response to DfE consultation: Special Guardianship Review

Special guardianship was introduced in 2005 as an alternative legal status providing permanence for children when they are unable to remain with their parents until they are 18-years-old.

We invite your views on:

·       how the use of special guardianship has changed since its introduction in 2005

·       the assessment process

·       the advice and support for special guardians

·       examples of best practice

Ways to respond

Complete a response form and either

Email to:

SpecialGuardianship.REVIEW@education.gsi.gov.uk

Write to:

Patrick Towgood/Neil Comport
Level 1, Adoption and Family Law
Sanctuary Buildings
20 Great Smith Street
London 
SW1P 3BT

 

Closing date: 18th September 2015