Safeguarding: Tools and data

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  • Website Social care data analysis tool
    Ofsted developed the social care data analysis tool to help produce pre-inspection data briefings to support the: contact, referral and assessment inspections and safeguarding and looked after children inspections.

    Publisher: Ofsted
    Published Date: 2012

  • Website Children in care and adoption performance tables
    These tables show, against 15 key indicators, how each local authority is performing. A table is provided for each of the indicators mainly based on a three year rolling average. Where available, data are provided for 20 ...

    Publisher: Department for Education (DfE)
    Published Date: 2011

  • Website Adoption and special guardianship data pack
    The adoption and special guardianship data pack summarises the current adoption (and special guardianship) story – the national picture on volumes, speed of decision making, the ages and backgrounds of children moving in ...

    Publisher: Department for Education (DFE)
    Published Date: 2011

  • Website Safeguarding children and young people: an e-learning resource supporting health and social care professionals who are working to protect children from harm
    This e-learning project is delivered by e-Learning for Healthcare (e-LfH) in partnership with the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH). It aims to meet statutory training requirements so that healthcare ...

    Publisher: E-Learning for Healthcare (eLfH) & RCPCH
    Published Date: 2010

  • Website London serious case reviews toolkit
    The London Serious Case Review (SCR) Toolkit is designed to provide supplementary guidance to Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) members in the whole process of undertaking a SCR.

    Publisher: London Safeguarding Children Board
    Published Date: 2010

  • Website Children Order Child Protection and Referral Statistics for Quarter ending 30 June 2010 (NI)
    The Department of Health, Social Services & Public Safety in Northern Ireland has released second quarterly figures detailing the number of children on the Child Protection Register and the number of Child Protection ...

    Publisher: Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety
    Published Date: 2010

  • Website Improving Safeguarding in Schools (ISIS): Are you meeting safeguarding standards in your school?
    NSPCC online self-assessment and development resource.

    Publisher: National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
    Published Date: 2010

  • Website Improving Safeguarding in Schools (ISIS)
    An online self assessment and development tool from the NSPCC. ISIS will help you to understand your school's strengths, identify areas that need to be improved and plan accordingly. ISIS features a step-by-step online g ...

    Publisher: NSPCC
    Published Date: 2010

  • Website Safeguarding through audit: A guide to auditing case review recommendations
    A pack designed to help local safeguarding children boards (LSCBs) audit the recommendations of serious case reviews (SCRs).

    Publisher: NSPCC
    Published Date: 2010

  • Website Local authority child protection registers Wales 2009
    Presents statistics on the number of children on child protection registers in Wales based on the financial year 2008-09 or at the position at 31 March 2009.

    Publisher: Local Government Data Unit. Wales
    Published Date: 2010

  • Website Sector-led Safeguarding Children Programme
    This programme is designed to help local councils fulfil their safeguarding responsibilities. It is part of a sector-led response in which local government takes responsibility for its own improvement. The programme uses ...

    Publisher: Improvement and Development Agency (IDeA)
    Published Date: 2010

  • Website Local safeguarding children boards (LSCBs): Effective local practice and the challenge and improvement tool
    The DCSF has produced the Tool in response to a need identified by LSCBs. Its use is entirely voluntary. The Tool focuses on effective governance as a starting point for establishing strong relationships, clear accountab ...

    Publisher: Every Child Matters (ECM)
    Published Date: 2008

  • Website Keeping children safe: a toolkit for child protection
    A pack of materials for people working in child protection. Aims to support agencies at international, national and local levels to put standards into practice. Tool 1 - Keeping Children Safe: standards for child protect ...

    Publisher: Keeping Children Safe Coalition
    Published Date: 2008

  • Website Local Safeguarding Children Boards: the LSCB challenge and improvement tool
    Report outlining six key principles of good governance to help LSCBs in analysing their own effectiveness. Consists of a checklist of principles for which participants are asked to express agreement or disagreement on a ...

    Publisher: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)
    Published Date: 2008

  • Website Safeguarding children: everybody's business
    The third edition of the NSPCC popular training resource offers detailed guidance for facilitators, enabling most organisations, even those with limited resources, to provide their own basic awareness training.Safeguardi ...

    Publisher: National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
    Published Date: 2007


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