BBC and Adoption UK Survey

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BBC/Adoption UK survey 1. Are you an adoptive parent Response Response Percent Total 1

Yes

100.00%

2778

2

No

0.00%

0

answered

2778

skipped

0

2. Have you adopted a child from the UK? Response Response Percent Total 1

Yes

100.00%

2778

2

No

0.00%

0

answered

2778

skipped

0

4. Do you think you received full and correct information about your child during the adoption process? Yes

No

Don't know

Response Total

Child 1

58.3% (1617)

35.4% (981)

6.3% (174)

2772

Child 2

54.8% (661)

38.2% (461)

7.0% (84)

1206

Child 3

58.1% (118)

35.0% (71)

6.9% (14)

203

Child 4

55.6% (25)

33.3% (15)

11.1% (5)

45

answered

2773

skipped

5

5. If not, what information wasn't provided that you think should have been? Please use the comment box below to briefly explain. Response Response Percent Total 1

Open-Ended Question

100.00%

1278

answered

1278

skipped

1500


6. When you adopted your child were you informed they were at risk of foetal alcohol spectrum disorder? Response Response Percent Total 1

Yes

30.08%

834

2

No

69.92%

1939

answered

2773

skipped

5

7. Have you ever been told since you adopted that your child may have foetal alcohol spectrum disorder? Response Response Percent Total 1

Yes

14.60%

404

2

No

85.40%

2363

answered

2767

skipped

11

8. Have you ever considered that your child may have foetal alcohol spectrum disorder? Response Response Percent Total 1

Yes

35.37%

978

2

No

64.63%

1787

answered

2765

skipped

13

9. Which of the following most characterises your child’s adoption? Response Response Percent Total 1

Fulfilling and stable

27.14%

753

2

Challenging but stable

44.52%

1235

3

Serious challenges impacting on wider family

20.51%

569

4

At risk of disruption

3.50%

97

5

Already disrupted

4.33%

120

answered

2774

skipped

4


10. Have you received support through the Adoption Support Fund? (Only applicable to adoptive parents in England.) Response Response Percent Total 1

Yes

32.23%

870

2

No

67.77%

1829

answered

2699

skipped

79

11. Have you ever asked for funding from the Adoption Support Fund above the fair access limit and been turned down either partially or completely? Response Response Percent Total 1

Yes

8.47%

226

2

No

91.53%

2443

answered

2669

skipped

109

12. Has support you received via the ASF prevented your child(ren)'s adoption from disrupting? Response Response Percent Total 1

Yes

9.05%

182

2

No

71.21%

1432

3

Maybe

19.74%

397

answered

2011

skipped

767

13. If you've tried to access the Adoption Support Fund, how easy, or difficult has it been to access it, on a score from one to ten? (One being the hardest/10 being the easiest) Response Response Percent Total 1

1

17.45%

201

2

2

6.60%

76

3

3

10.50%

121

4

4

5.21%

60

5

5

13.28%

153

6

6

6.77%

78

7

7

8.59%

99

8

8

12.41%

143

9

9

7.20%

83


13. If you've tried to access the Adoption Support Fund, how easy, or difficult has it been to access it, on a score from one to ten? (One being the hardest/10 being the easiest) Response Response Percent Total 10

10

11.98%

138

answered

1152

skipped

1626

14. Has your child displayed aggressive behaviour towards you? Response Response Percent Total 1

Yes

63.70%

1762

2

No

36.30%

1004

answered

2766

skipped

12

15. If you answered yes to question 14, please could you provide us with some brief details in the comments box below? Response Response Percent Total 1

Open-Ended Question

100.00%

1731

answered

1731

skipped

1047

16. Are you glad you adopted? Response Response Percent Total 1

Yes

88.49%

2406

2

No

11.51%

313

answered

2719

skipped

59