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WiltshireSafeguarding Children Board Procedures Manual

Contents

May 2017

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This contents list is sub divided into the following sections, each Section contains relevant Chapters/Procedures: (Click on the title to jump to the Section you require):

  1. Core Procedures
  2. Safeguarding Practice Guidance
  3. Learning and Improvement
  4. Roles and Responsibilities of LSCB
  5. Appendices and Protocols

1. Core Procedures

  Responding to Abuse and Neglect Updated
  Referrals  
  Assessment  
  Child Protection Enquiries - Section 47 Children Act 1989  
  Child Protection Conferences Updated
  Child Protection Plans  
  Children and Families Moving Across Local Authority Boundaries  
  Allegations Against Staff or Volunteers  
  Organised and Complex Abuse  
  Information Sharing  

2. Safeguarding Practice Guidance

  Bruising and Injuries to Non-Mobile Children  
  Bullying  
  Child Sexual Exploitation Updated
  Children and Families that go Missing (Including Unborn Children)  
  Children Affected by Gang Activity and Youth Violence  
  Children from Abroad  
  Children Living and Staying Away from Home including Private Fostering Updated
  Children Missing from Education  
  Children Missing from Care, Home and Education  
  Children Moving Across Local Authority Boundaries  
  Children of Parents with Learning Difficulties  
  Children of Parents with Mental Health Problems  
  Children of Parents who Misuse Substances  
  Concealed Pregnancies  
  Dangerous Dogs and Safeguarding Children New
  Disabled Children  
  Domestic Violence and Abuse Updated
  E-Safety: Children Exposed to Abuse through the Digital Media Updated
  Fabricated or Induced Illness  
  Female Genital Mutilation Updated
  Forced Marriage Updated
  Harmful Sexual Behaviour  
  Historical Abuse  
  Honour Based Violence Updated
  Modern Slavery (including the Exploitation of Children) New
  Neglect  
  Pre-Birth (Safeguarding Unborn Babies) Updated
  Racism  
  Radicalisation and Violent Extremism - Safeguarding Children and Young People  
  Self Harm and Suicidal Behaviour  
  Spiritual, Cultural and Religious Beliefs  
  Trafficked Children  
  Underage Sexual Activity  
  Visits to Prisons by Children  
  Visits to Psychiatric Wards and Facilities by Children  
  Working with Interpreters and others with Special Communication Skills  

3. Learning and Improvement

  Learning and Improvement Framework  
  Serious Case Reviews  
  Child Death Reviews  
  Rapid Response and Child Death Protocol for Unexpected Deaths  

4. Roles and Responsibilities of LSCB

  Local Safeguarding Children Board - Role and Function  
  Agency Roles and Responsibilities  
  Escalation Policy  
  Guidance for Safe Recruitment, Selection and Retention for Staff and Volunteers  
  Complaints in Relation to Child Protection Conference  

5. Appendices and Protocols

 

Local Protocols

 
  Bruising and Injuries in non-mobile children  
  Discharge Planning Protocol  
  Escalation Policy  
  Whistleblowing or Raising Concerns at Work
  Wiltshire and Swindon Rapid Response and Child Death Protocol for Unexpected Deaths
  Multi-Agency Pre-birth Protocol to Safeguard Unborn Babies

 

Appendices

  Using these Procedures  
  Local Contacts  
  National Contacts  
  Glossary  
  NICE Guidelines  
  Explaining the difference between a Policy; Strategy; Procedure; Protocol; Practice Guidance and Pathway when developing Procedures