Departmental advice providing best practice information for those who work with children in order to safeguard their welfare.
This departmental advice is for:
- local authorities
- health workers
It relates to:
- social care
- education services
- criminal justice services
The advice explains:
- how to indentify a child in need of help
- the signs of abuse to look out for
- the process to follow if you think a child is being abused
A summary is also available.