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Posts Tagged ‘child protection policy’

School nurses’ workloads could cause them to miss signs of abuse

The Children’s Commissioner for England has stated that school nurses are spending so much time on paperwork that they could potentially be missing children who are being abused or subject to neglect. In a recent report based on the responses from 775 school nurses, it was found that nurses were not getting enough time to spend on…

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Need a child protection policy?

Are you in need of a child protection policy for your organisation?  If so, why not take a look at our child protection support package?  It is designed to provide you with everything you need so that you can quickly and efficiently setup and maintain your child safeguarding policies and procedures. The benefits of the package include:…

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Child protection within theatres and film/broadcasting studios

There are strict laws and regulations surrounding the protection of children in theatres and film and broadcasting studios. The laws require that under-16s are protected at all times and supervised by suitably qualified chaperones. “Suitably qualified” means licensed through the local education authority. However, there is a grey area with regards to children who are…

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Can schools do more to protect young girls?

Recent cases involving allegations of improper behaviour from adults towards young girls have raised questions as to whether teachers are adequately prepared to recognise and deal with such issues. Many teachers feel that they don’t have the knowledge or skills to do so adequately. So teachers should be involved in ongoing teacher training so that…

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Child protection – Policies and Procedures

Are you looking for a proforma set of child protection policies and procedures?  Do you need help with your child protection strategy?  Do you want the reassurance of knowing you can ask questions to a child protection expert at any point?  If so, we can help. Our child protection support package is designed to provide you…

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Cafcass updates policies and guidance

Cafcass (the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Services) recently updated some of its policies and guidance.  One such upgrade was the addition of a child protection policy.  This policy sets out the requirements placed by Cafcass, on its staff and contractors, relating to its statutory function of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. For further information,…

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