Safeguarding and Child Protection
Safeguarding children is our main priority.
Safeguarding is an umbrella term and covers many more aspects than just child protection
Child Protection is protecting children from identified risks – originally focused on abuse at home now a wider concept to include bullying, abuse through new technologies etc
Safeguarding extends child protection to include preventing harm and promoting the well being of children.
Protecting children from maltreatment
Preventing impairment of a child’s health or development
Ensuring that children are growing up in circumstances consistent with the provisions of safe and effective care
Create opportunities to enable children to have optimum life chances in adulthood.
(2004 Children’s Act)
Keeping Children Safe in Education September 2018
Lincolnshire Safeguarding Children Board
The Lincolnshire Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) has been established to make the county an even safer place for children and can be found at: Lincolnshire Safeguarding Children Board
The Board has a number of duties:
To ensure that sound arrangements are in place to protect children in Warwickshire.
To safeguard children by contributing to the prevention of harm and the promotion of the welfare of children in Warwickshire.
To achieve these objectives by promoting inter-agency cooperation and collaboration.
The Linconshire Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) is an interagency forum for agreeing how the different services and professional groups should cooperate to safeguard children, and make sure that local arrangements work effectively to bring about good outcomes for children in Lincolnshire .
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