Research and analysis
Report analysing 293 serious case reviews (SCRs) with findings for professionals working with children and families.
Ref: ISBN 978-1-78105-601-1, DFE-RR545
PDF, 6.49MB, 277 pages
This study examines serious case reviews (SCRs) relating to incidents from April 2011 to March 2014 and considers findings from a 10-year period from 2003.
Local safeguarding children boards (LSCBs) conduct SCRs every time child abuse or neglect is known - or suspected - and either:
LSCBs are responsible for improving the overall wellbeing of children in their local-authority area. They include representatives from children’s services, police, district councils and NHS trusts.
4 July 2016
Department for Education
Children's social workers
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