Working Together to Safeguard Children 2013

This week the Department of Education have released the final version of the new guidance: Working together to safeguard children: A guide to inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children “This guidance aims to help professionals understand what they need to do, and what they can expect of one another, to safeguard children. It…

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Government review ‘Working Together’

A Government Consultation on changes to Working Together to Safeguard Children 2010 closed on 4th September 2012. Three new documents are expected to be released soon: Working Together to Safeguard Children 2012. This is likely to be considerable shorter than the 2010 version is expected to state the legislative requirements, explain what the expectations are of all…

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Child Protection Training – who needs it?

Child protection training is a statutory requirement for many organisations, and individuals, who work with children and young people and is regulated by authorities such as Ofsted (Education) and CQC (Health). However child protection is the responsibility of everyone. Anyone who regularly comes into contact with children and young people as part of their work, paid or voluntary, needs to…

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