Family and looked after children

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Define family
A group of people who are linked by birth, marriage, or living together
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What is biological?
To be related by blood
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What is meant by the term generations?
A group of people born about the same time
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What is looked after children defined as?
This term refers to children who are 'in care'
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Why are children looked after?
Domestic Violence, Abuse (physical, emotional, sexual, neglect), biological parents passed away, if child has a disability, childs uncontrollable behaviour, drug abuse/alcohol
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What are positves for a child who is looked after
Foster carers are very caring and provide child with comforting things e.g. teddys. They help to build up self esteem of the child. Provide them with opportunities. They make them feel important.
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What are negatives for a child who is looked after
Can be moved away from family late at night. Confusion, damaged. They have to move around all the time. Feel like second best. Miss out on family events. Always dramatic. They are vulnerable to bullying.
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What is biological?

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To be related by blood

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