Revised guidance from Care Inspectorate
Posted on: 16th September 2019
The guidance document ‘A quality framework for children and young people in need of care and protection’ (revised August 2019) provides a quality improvement framework for community planning partnerships to support self-evaluation of services for children and young people in need of care and protection and is designed to lead to improvement in services.
Highland Child Protection Committee – Safeguarding Self-Evaluation Tools
Posted on: 15th July 2019
The Highland Child Protection Committee has made available a number of safeguarding self-evaluation tools.
You can download them from the HCPC website:
- Third Sector – Safeguarding Audit Tool
- Third Sector – Child Protection Self Evaluation and Action Plan
- Community Groups – Child Protection Self Evaluation Tool
What is safeguarding?
Safeguarding is the action that organisations take to protect children and vulnerable or protected adults (vulnerable beneficiaries) from harm including emotional, physical, sexual, neglect or financial harm. Charities working with vulnerable beneficiaries must do all they can to keep them safe and protected from harm ensuring appropriate policies, practices and procedures are in place and adhered to.
Child Protection Bulletin – Issue 5
Posted on: 4th June 2019
The fifth edition of the Child Protection Bulletin is now available to download. It features information on:
- What to do if you have a child protection concern
- Adverse Childhood Experiences
- Child Sexual Exploitation
- Useful websites and telephone numbers
- And much more.