The family

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What is a family?
A group of people living together who are married or cohabit or are related by birth or adoption
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What does a family provide?
Life skills, love, socilisation, food, security, shelter, education, warmth
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What is meant by the term 'children in care'?
Children that are the social services responsibility that are taken into care by local authority
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Why might couples adopt a child?
Unable to have their own, premature menopause, carry a hereditary disease
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What is informal care?
Type of care given by relatives, friends and neighbours to help and support families
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What is a community?
A group of people living in a local area
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What is meant by 'means testing'?
Family's income is compared with a standard amount of money to assess if they need financial support
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What is meant by 'universal' benefits?
benefits available to everyone who are entitled to it
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Who meets the needs of the community?
Local authority and other government agencies e.g NHS
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What is meant by 'statutory duty'?
Directed by law to look after the needs of the individuals and families in a community
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What is a congenital disability?
A disablilty that is present at birth
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What does a family provide?

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