Hi, thank you for your question. Just a bit more information required to fully assist you:
-How old is the child?
-What is your relation to the child?
-Are there any orders in place, if so what are the terms?
Is this under a court order, if so what order is it? Does it state the frequency of contact the parents are supposed to see her?
Thanks - it would sound like you possibly have a special guardianship order, or a child arrangement order (for residence). The local authority should have provided you with a care and support plan that outlines how contact should take place but as it is limited to 6 times a year it is unlikely to be overnights unless explicitly stated. I would suggest you contact social services to obtain clarification on this as you should not allow overnights unless it is confirmed.
If overnights are not allowed then the mother will need to negotiate this with social services.
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Technically since you now have the SGO it is up to you what contact the child has with the parents and Social Services are no longer interested.
However you have not said how long it is since the Order was made - nor why you think a change from 6 times a year to overnight is good for the child.
Realistically if the order was made within the last two years there is no way that it would be wise to even consider it.
If it is more than two years then it would be appropriate to increase contact IF you believe that there has been significant change. However you should start with an increase to monthly contact and build up from there - this is about making sure the child is safe not that contact is convenient for the parent
In the event that you dod not show this level of care and concern then yes there is a very good chance that the child will be removed from your care