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teenager living alone

(9 Posts)
Blue14 Mon 11-Jan-16 18:39:45

Child has been violent to family members and now has been installed in own flat. Sometimes not seen for a couple of days. Year 11. Opinions?

pookamoo Mon 11-Jan-16 18:40:51

Sorry but not really enough information to give an opinion.

How was the decision reached that they should live alone?
Who has "installed" them? Parents? SS?

Blue14 Mon 11-Jan-16 19:03:08

parents.. it was sort of by default, because they couldn't have him in the house any more and they have a flat they rent out, which had just been vacated. He is 15. He was smashing windows and hitting his sister.

SirChenjin Mon 11-Jan-16 19:04:53

Is he allowed to live on his own at 15? Are SS (or other) involved?

Blue14 Mon 11-Jan-16 19:09:18

I don't know if it is allowed, I don't like it, but I can't see any other option either.

SirChenjin Mon 11-Jan-16 19:36:16

Have you got any outside help? SS, Camps, etc? It must be a very difficult time for you all flowers

SirChenjin Mon 11-Jan-16 19:36:37


pookamoo Tue 12-Jan-16 10:26:17

Is it your child, OP?
Have you asked for any help, such as sirChenjin refers to?
NSPCC can advise about a child living alone. It doesn't sound great if he goes awol for days at a time.

MrsJayy Tue 12-Jan-16 10:30:53

He is 15 they hqve parental responsibility for him punting him into a flat isnt ok and more than likely be seen as neglect .

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