Geeta - 11 years old

Geeta first came to a children's hearing on lack of care grounds. Her parents had serious mental health issues and Geeta and her sisters were badly neglected.

A children's hearing made a compulsory supervision order and Geeta was placed in foster care with a loving and stable family. The compulsory supervision order was terminated four years later and Geeta continues to live with foster carers, who she gets on very well with.

The Children's Reporter (the person who makes a decision about the need to refer a child/young person to a children’s hearing) who took part in Geeta's last hearing, said it was very memorable because of the obvious transformation in her life.

The Reporter said, "From the pretty awful existence that she had in the care of her parents, she has transformed into a bright, articulate young lady".

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