The Adoption and Children (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 were introduced on 24th April and have significant implications for family placement work in England. CoramBAAF have produced a summary of the changes, and the full regulations can be found here.

CoramBAAF are also working on other material for this section of the website. In the meantime, you may find the following external links useful: 

The Nuffield Family Justice Observatory have produced guidance on The Potential Impacts of Covid-19 on Kinship Carers and Special Guardians [Last checked: 8 April 2020]

The Family Rights Group have produced Advice for family and friends carers (known as kinship carers) during the Coronavirus Crisis [Last checked: 8 April 2020]

Grandparents Plus have also produced information about The Impact of Coronavirus on Kinship Families [Last checked: 8 April 2020]