Kinship carers at ‘breaking point’ due to ‘dump and run’ approach, charity saysRuth Mabhiza
Substance misuse, domestic violence and mental health issues are all among the most common reasons that a guardian would step in.
Kinship carers are being pushed to ‘breaking point’, says a charity. File pic
Thousands of children are being diverted from the care system by kinship carers, with a charity warning family guardians are at “breaking point” as a result.
Kinship carers are family members or friends who step in to look after children, in the event their own parents are unable to care for them.