Adoption guidelines need 'strengthening' to save lives
One of the UK's leading experts in adoption and fostering, John Simmonds, has warned more children like 18-month-old Keegan Downer could die at the hands of their carers if existing guidelines are not strengthened.
Special guardianship orders are used as an alternative to adoption or fostering where a child can be looked after by existing family members. Sian Lloyd reports.
02 Sep 2016
- From the section England