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Allegations Management

In order to manage allegations against child care professionals, every Local Authority appoints a Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO). The LADO should be alerted to all cases in which it is alleged that a person who works with children has: behaved in a way that has…

Digital Security for Children

Thinkuknow produces online resources for children of different age ranges (5-7; 8-10; 11-13; 14+) as well as parents/carers. It not only offers information on keeping children safe but also links members of the public to the reporting function of the Child Exploitation and Online Protection…

Digital Security for Women

Tech vs Abuse is a collaborative research study about the use of digital tools to support people affected by domestic abuse. The project is supported by various institutions, including Comic Relief, Chayn, SafeLives, and Snook. The website points to ten different initiatives by organisations such…

Early Help Practice Guidance

This document aims to provide guidance to the whole range of practitioners working with and supporting children, young people and families in Gloucestershire. Early Help is a key element of safeguarding and as such is everyone’s responsibility. While at times it may involve referrals to…

Early Help Request for Support/Consent Forms

You can find a REQUEST FOR SUPPORT FORM here. This form will only be accepted in conjunction with a signed Consent to Share Information form To the right of this page you will also find the Information Sharing Leaflet which parents may like to see.

Early Years

Children grow and develop far greater between the ages of 0-5 than in any other time in their lives.  This period of growth can for some children highlight challenges, whether this is around a child’s rate of development, their behaviour or a specific disability. It…

Gloucestershire's Child Neglect Toolkit

Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility. Find out more about the multi-agency child neglect toolkit. The neglect of children and young people is one of the most complex areas of identification and intervention within the child safeguarding field. Gloucestershire Safeguarding Children Partnership (GSCP) has launched a neglect…

High Needs Consultation Update: Helping Children and Young People Learn and Succeed

Following the consultation that took place over the summer, relating to the changes we need to make to the way we allocate funding and support families more effectively, we wanted to thank everyone who took the time to contribute ideas and feedback on the questions…

ICON - Babies Cry, You Can Cope

What is abusive head trauma? ‘Shaken Baby Syndrome’ Child Abuse Catastrophic injuries: Bleeds in the brain and behind eyes Fractures Babies can be shaken, thrown or hit It affects approximately 24 of every 100,000 babies admitted to hospital each year Research suggests 1 in 9…
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