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Coventry and WarwickshireSafeguarding Children Board Procedures Manual

Amendments

NOTE: As of November 2017, the amendments table below details changes made to both Coventry SCB and the new content for Warwickshire SCB.

October 2018

Updated Chapters - Shared
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Responding to Abuse and Neglect

In the further information section, a link has been added to Guidance and Resources for Child Protection Evidence (RCPCH) recognition and investigation of children with suspected physical abuse and neglect - Clinical Standards and Quality Improvement team.

Allegations Against Staff or Persons in Position of Trust

The Warwickshire MASH - Position of Trust Referral Form in the Local Information Section has been updated.

Information Sharing

This chapter has been updated throughout and should be re-read.

Children of Parents with Learning Disabilities

This chapter has been revised throughout in line with case-law and updated good practice guidance. Also, a link has been added to the Think Family Protocol in Warwickshire.

Updated - Coventry
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Child Protection Conferences (Coventry)

This chapter has been reviewed and updated following the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and Data Protection Act 2018.

Children and Families Moving Across Local Authority Boundaries (Coventry)

A new Section 5, Child In Need Moved Permanently to Another Local Authority Area has been added.

Updated - Warwickshire
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Reporting Concerns and Thresholds - Warwickshire

A new Multi-Agency Referral form was added and please note there is a change of e-mail address for referrals to MASH. Any e-mails that are sent to MASH need to be sent to mash@warwickshire.gov.uk. The GCSX e-mail is no longer in operation from the 24th October 2018.

Serious Case Reviews (Warwickshire)

This procedure has been updated and should be re-read throughout.

Next Update: April 2019

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