HIQA report raises foster care concerns

HIQA report raises foster care concerns

A report published today by the independent watchdog, HIQA, raises concerns for children in foster care in the Dublin South, West/Wicklow, Kildare region.

The report highlights that for many children in this area outcomes were positive.

However there are still notable concerns identified - in particular, there were a substantial number of children without an allocated social worker.

EPIC, an independent association that works with and for children and young people living in care, said it is concerned the rights of children in care are not being fulfilled.


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