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Interagency Safeguarding Children ProceduresNottinghamshire Safeguarding Children Partnership (NSCP)
Nottingham City Safeguarding Children Partnership (NCSCP)

Amendments

 

 

January 2021

CAPTION: January 2021
   
Updated Chapters
Chapter Name Details

Responding to Abuse and Neglect

A link to the Safer Sleeping - A risk assessment tool for practitioners has been added to Related Information.

Assessment

This chapter has been updated. The Safer Sleeping - risk assessment tool was added to Further Information.

Safeguarding Unborn Babies

Related Forms has been updated and a link to the Safer Sleeping Assessment Tool has been added into Section 14, Further Information.

Child Protection Enquiries

This chapter has been amended. Section 4, Strategy Discussion / Meeting has been updated and a link to the GMC Guidance “Protecting children and young people: The responsibilities of all doctors” has been added to Section 8, Medical Assessments.

Allegations Against Staff or Volunteers

This guidance has been reviewed and updated as required to reflect the most recent version of Keeping Children Safe in Education Statutory Guidance for Schools and Colleges on Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment. A fourth bullet point was added into Section1, Introduction and Criteria to include situations where an individual in those settings has behaved or may have behaved in a way that indicates they may not be suitable to work with children. This is to capture concerns around transferable risk; for example where a person who works with children is involved in a domestic abuse incident at home and this may have implications for their suitability to work with children.

Bullying

This chapter has been updated amendments to the definition of bullying in Section 1, Definition and new links added to resources for addressing bullying linked to race/faith, and resources to help make schools, colleges or other settings LGBT inclusive. See Further Information.

Children Living Away from Home

In Section 4, Issues, the Children in Custody section has been updated.

Female Genital Mutilation

This chapter has been revised and additional links added to the Further Information.

Gang Activity, Youth Violence and Criminal Exploitation Affecting Children

Further Information links have been updated.

Neglect

The Safer Sleeping risk assessment tool has been added to the Further Information section.

Parents who Misuse Substances

This chapter has been updated, a link to the Safer Sleeping Guidance has been added to the further information section.

Parents with Mental Health Problems

This chapter has been updated, a link to the Safer Sleeping Guidance has been added to the further information section.

Parents with Learning Difficulties

This chapter has been updated, a link to the Safer Sleeping Guidance has been added to the further information section.

Visits to Psychiatric Wards and Facilities by Children

This chapter has been refreshed throughout and terminology updated, and additional information has been added into Section 3, Visiting Patients in the High Security Psychiatric Services: Ashworth, Broadmoor and Rampton, in line with the High Security Psychiatric Services (Arrangements for Safety and Security) Directions 2019 and associated Guidance.

Next update: July 2021

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