When were you approved as a prospective adopter(s). If this was more than once, it would be helpful if you indicate all the dates:

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* 1. When were you approved as a prospective adopter(s). If this was more than once, it would be helpful if you indicate all the dates:

When was your child(ren) placed for adoption. Again record all the dates, if more than once.

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* 2. When was your child(ren) placed for adoption. Again record all the dates, if more than once.

When was the Adoption Order(s) made?

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* 3. When was the Adoption Order(s) made?

Was Sunderland Adoption Team your assessing  / approval agency?

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* 4. Was Sunderland Adoption Team your assessing  / approval agency?

Is there anything you would change about the assessing / approval process?  If yes, what would this be?

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* 5. Is there anything you would change about the assessing / approval process?  If yes, what would this be?

During the matching process, did you have the opportunity to meet with all the relevant people / professionals involved?   If no, who did you not meet?

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* 6. During the matching process, did you have the opportunity to meet with all the relevant people / professionals involved?   If no, who did you not meet?

Do you feel you were provided with all the relevant information you required?

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* 7. Do you feel you were provided with all the relevant information you required?

Were you offered a buddy link for support, during the assessment, matching or early placement stages?  If yes, was this helpful to you?

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* 8. Were you offered a buddy link for support, during the assessment, matching or early placement stages?  If yes, was this helpful to you?

Would you like to be a buddy for prospective adopters at these stages, to offer support to them?

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* 9. Would you like to be a buddy for prospective adopters at these stages, to offer support to them?

Are you involved in a postbox arrangement? If yes, does this work well for you?   

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* 10. Are you involved in a postbox arrangement? If yes, does this work well for you?   

How can we help you if you're not involved in a postbox arrangement?

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* 11. How can we help you if you're not involved in a postbox arrangement?

Do you receive invites to activities, events and support groups?

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* 12. Do you receive invites to activities, events and support groups?

If you would like to receive this information please provide your contact details below:

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* 13. If you would like to receive this information please provide your contact details below:

Do you have areas of interest for topics for support groups? If so, please detail here?

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* 14. Do you have areas of interest for topics for support groups? If so, please detail here?

Do you receive the newsletter?  If not, would you like to receive it?   

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* 15. Do you receive the newsletter?  If not, would you like to receive it?   

Would you like to contribute to the newsletter, for example about your experiences? Please provide details below:

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* 16. Would you like to contribute to the newsletter, for example about your experiences? Please provide details below:

Has your family ever received intervention with any adoption support issues?  If yes, was this the Sunderland Adoption Team?

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* 17. Has your family ever received intervention with any adoption support issues?  If yes, was this the Sunderland Adoption Team?

Was an adoption support assessment and plan completed?

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* 18. Was an adoption support assessment and plan completed?

Did your family receive any further support or intervention?  If yes, was the intervention from a worker in the adoption team or from another professional / therapist or both? Please select from answers below:

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* 19. Did your family receive any further support or intervention?  If yes, was the intervention from a worker in the adoption team or from another professional / therapist or both? Please select from answers below:

Did this intervention meet the needs of your family?

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* 20. Did this intervention meet the needs of your family?

Based on your overall experience of adoption support services; would you recommend to others that they seek adoption support, if required?

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* 21. Based on your overall experience of adoption support services; would you recommend to others that they seek adoption support, if required?

Thank you for your time. If you have any questions or would like to contribute further, for example to newsletters or by being a buddy, please provide your contact details below and a member of Sunderland Adoption Team will contact you.

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* 22. Thank you for your time. If you have any questions or would like to contribute further, for example to newsletters or by being a buddy, please provide your contact details below and a member of Sunderland Adoption Team will contact you.

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