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What does SGO stand for?

SGO stands for Special Guardianship Order (legal order; UK)

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London Borough of Newham Children~s Social Care and Safeguarding Service require Carer Assessments to be undertaken for Adoption, Fostering, Friends & Family and Special Guardianship Orders to ensure our Looked After Children are placed with suitable families.
Ms Brown has been with the firm for more than three years and is experienced in Residence and Special Guardianship Orders and attending meetings with the local authorities on behalf of parents.
The assessing social worker was positive about the care that Mr and Mrs B could offer, but raised concerns about the family dynamics and concluded that she could not recommend placement under a special guardianship order unless Mr and Mrs B were prepared to move house, away from the area in which the parents and extended family lived.
In 2010 Bournemouth Council reduced the allowance by 10% because it claimed 'the task of being a foster carer is different to that of parenting a child by means of a special guardianship order.
At the end of care proceedings she was awarded a Special Guardianship Order - but with a financial allowance based on two-thirds of the fostering allowance and with further deductions made.