In reality, all kinds of people make good adopters. What matters is being the sort of person who can offer a stable and loving home to children and being able to meet a child’s needs.
Ben wanted to use his experience as a professional carer to look after children with complex needs. He has adopted Jack, and siblings Ruby and Lily.
Christopher and Caroline
Ten years ago the couple made the decision to adopt 12 year old twins Alex and Eryn and have since adopted a child under five who has a number of health issues including eyesight problems.
Mandy and Louise
The couple had always wanted children. In May 2013, their dreams were realised when the Rushcliffe couple adopted siblings Alice and Max.
Sheila - social worker
Sheila gives an insight into her work, the support she provides and children that are in most need of adoption.
A 21 year old adopted adult reflects on growing up adopted.