I’m sure everyone would like to think they would notice if a child was being abused but, as recent high profile cases have shown, it’s not always an easy thing to spot.  The  government statutory guidance, Working Together to Safeguard Children 2013, identifies four main categories of child abuse; Physical abuse, Emotional abuse, Sexual abuse and Neglect. Some…

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Everyone has a duty to share information regarding any concerns which they may have about a child but only with the relevant people, organisations and agencies, not with family, friends or colleagues who don’t need to know. Where concerns are raised you should share the information immediately. Don’t forget it may be vital in preventing…

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