Adoption, fostering, and looked-after children

Srinivas Gada

in Community Paediatrics

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Published in print September 2012 | ISBN: 9780199696956
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191743177 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks in Paediatrics

Adoption, fostering, and looked-after children

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Adoption, fostering, and looked-after children statistics in UK - Adoption and fostering legislation - The adoption process in the UK - Siblings in adoption and public care - Assessment of prospective adoptive parents or foster carers - Health needs of looked-after children - Looked-after children routine care and health assessments - Adoption medical assessments - Contributing to an adoption panel - Adolescents in public care - Unaccompanied asylum seeking children - Leaving care - Intercountry adoption - Postadoption support

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Subjects: Paediatrics ; Community Medical Services

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