Release notes

With Link Maker, our goal is to constantly progress and improve our services through assessment and customer feedback. Through our releases we unveil new features, implement enhancements and fix any bugs that might be lurking. Below you will find our recent releases and developments.

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Release 1.13.20

Release date: July 25th 2018

All users

  • Fixed a bug that prevented users from posting a new forum topic.

Adopters

  • Fixed a bug that allowed adopters access to the 'message practitioner' button.

Commissioning practitioners

  • On a foster carers profile, where the county is ‘Greater London’ the display will also include the local authority of residence, eg Greater London (London Borough of Bromley).
  • New fields have been added to a foster carers profile – ‘number of vacancies’ and ‘date foster career is available’, to differentiate between the number of registered places and he number of vacancies. When the number of vacancies is zero, then there is functionality to set the availability to hidden. When the number of vacancies is not 0, users should indicate when the vacancies are available.
  • A new option of ‘Staying put’ has been added in the ‘relationship’ field when enering details about ‘Existing Adults’ in the Current household section of a foster carers profile.
  • A new filter for ‘Available now’ has been added to the foster carer search page.
  • The order of fields/section on foster carer profiles has been rearranged so that information regarding existing adults and children can be entered at the same time as entering information on current vacancies.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented users from entering 'more information' when selecting the plactment type of 'other' in the creation of a sibling group commissioning profile. 

Foster Carers

  • New fields have been added to a foster carers profile – ‘number of vacancies’ and ‘date foster career is available’, to differentiate between the number of registered places and he number of vacancies. When the number of vacancies is zero, then there is functionality to set the availability to hidden. When the number of vacancies is not 0, users should indicate when the vacancies are available.
  • A new option of ‘Staying put’ has been added in the ‘relationship’ field when enering details about ‘Existing Adults’ in the Current household section of a foster carers profile.
  • The order of fields/section on foster carer profiles has been rearranged so that information regarding existing adults and children can be entered at the same time as entering information on current vacancies.   

Release 1.13.19

Release date: July 4th 2018

All users

• Added a feature to display release notes to all users. User can view release notes from the external pages of the web site from the navigation menu, or as a logged in user on the right hand side of their homepage. Users can filter releases by month or search for keywords.

Adoption practitioners

• Added a feature to allow adoption practitioners to export the adoption sufficiency data generated on their dashboard in a PDF format.

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