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Domjolly Tue 19-Feb-13 17:34:36

Right had my first home study it went really well she was really pleased how open we were

However she did ask for a hard copy of out foster carer assessment

I just finshed reading the copy i have most of what i said is very simair to what i have told her during he home study but there are things i missed out like wise there are things i said in my home study thats not in my form F from fostering

Now i cant be expected to remember everything i siad 5 years ago and some of what i said back then about my child hood i do view a bit diffrently with the passage with time

Should i be worried confused

Maryz Tue 19-Feb-13 19:51:31

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

threeandcounting Wed 20-Feb-13 01:31:12


We have just started our adoption assessment after being assessed as foster carers about two years ago and I have had exactly the same thoughts as you :-)

I talked this through with our social worker who said not to worry, and that they understood that attitudes etc change....(although as Maryz said, you might have a problem if your attitudes change that much grin)

I am hoping they can use a lot of my original form F for the basics of it and that I don't have to re do my chronological working history again...

Good luck with your assessment!

Domjolly Wed 20-Feb-13 14:08:34

Hi thanks 3

I was a bit worried when i handed it over but i said pretty much the same thing though i left a few things out not on purpous simply just didnt seem a significant to me as they did 5 yeas ago i would say its about 80% the same as what i told her during the homestudy.

theonehandman Wed 20-Feb-13 15:14:24

I wouldn't worry about that too much. We said things in our home study that were misinterpreted, and when we challenged our SW, she stated that 'that is how she views what we said'. However, we had plenty of opportunity to say what we really wanted to at the panel meetings, and with the child's social worker, so all is well now. A good SW will apply a bit of common sense to this sort of thing.

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