- I am writing this letter for my grandson XXXXXs guilt – in the hope that YYYYY municipality wakes up. Or any other.
- over the past 3 years, my daughter namely drinking very much.
- And my grandson being dragged around to various drinking-places where there is a lot of old drunk people.
- the Tone of the companies is not very neat, my daughter appeals to my granddaughter, ugly and has several quite said that she would wish she was not born.
so begins ’grandmother’ a letter to the nation! to be witness to a mother who drinks and a child who is suffering.
the nation! know brevskriverens full names, but ’grandmother’ appears anonymously in the interests of the child and the whole of the inflamed situation. the nation! mention not, therefore, the municipality's name, but the town hall has got the letter to see and had the opportunity to comment on their answers you can see below. 'Grandma's’ letter continues namely as follows:
- I know that there have been filed numerous notifications on my daughter and my grandson to YYYYY municipality from friends, neighbors, and family who have seen all these things happen.
- But nothing happen.
- We are XXXXXs family feel powerless, frustrated and bored by it, because we have this here lovely girl, who are struggling every day to get his world to hang together.
- A girl who cannot understand why her mother is behaving in this manner. And why she drinks.
- It affects my grandchild everyday life very much and therefore we send this letter, in the hope that the municipality will open their eyes and help.
- And in the hope that others who have been in the same desperate situation, maybe you can give us a good advice, to what to do.
- For this can't continue, it must stop now, ending as, and the nation! has asked ’the municipality’ answer to what relatives can do if they do not believe that a municipality makes it good enough compared to a mother who drinks and a child who is seven years old. Their response reads:
- If you are concerned about a child/young person under 18 years of age, you must notify the municipality.
- And you should always respond, if you sense that something is wrong.
- actually you have a statutory duty to notify the municipality if you become aware that a child is exposed to neglect or degrading treatment.
- The same applies, if the child lives in conditions that can bring its health or development at risk.
- When you inform the municipality about a specific child or young person, the municipality must, within six working days send a receipt of the notification.
- to inform you are not a party in the case. You will not, therefore, subsequent information about what help or support the municipality chooses to give the child.
- When the local authority receives a notification, it has the duty to assess whether there is a basis to investigate the child's circumstances.
- Within 24 hours the municipality must therefore assess whether there is a need to take urgent measures in respect of the child or young person.
- If you do not find that the municipality is acting sufficiently quickly and seriously on the basis of your notification, you can notify Ankestyrelsen on your concern.
- if you Are in doubt about a child's well-being, you can call and get advice from ForældreTelefonen in Children's Terms.
- The free advice is a anonymous service for parents, grandparents, friends, neighbors, and others in the child's or the young person's network, writes the municipality, but what are you thinking?
And you have a good advice for grandma and others who have knowledge about children living with stangstive parents.