Children living with an addicted parent

Kayleigh James made this Freedom of Information request to Care Quality Commission

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Dear Care Quality Commission,

I am interested in figures relating to children being cared for by a parent who has a serious addiction to alcohol or drugs.

I would like to know how many families have had intervention from the social and how many children are needed to be placed in care whilst their parent recovers.

I would also like to know if there are any procedures currently in place to check on families who have had such difficulties, on a regular basis to ensure that children are being kept safe.

Yours faithfully,

Kayleigh James

Information Access, Care Quality Commission

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13 March 2013

 

Our Ref: CQC IAT 2012 0259

 

Dear Ms James,

 

I write in response to your e-mail dated 13 March 2013 in which you made
a request for information in accordance with the Freedom of Information
Act 2000.

 

A copy of our response to your request is attached for your information.

 

Kind regards,

 
Paul Douglas
Information Access Officer
Legal Services & Information Rights
Care Quality Commission
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Newcastle upon Tyne
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