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Isle of WightSafeguarding Children Board Procedures Manual


December 2018

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Updated Chapters
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Child Protection Enquiries - Section 47 Children Act 1989

This chapter has been updated to clarify that where there are concerns about the risk of Fabricated and Induced Illness (FII) the strategy discussion should be used to ensure there is a collective understanding of the risk and agree an appropriate strategy to engage the family that does not place the child at increased risk.

Child Protection Conferences

This chapter has been reviewed and updated following the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and Data Protection Act 2018.

Information Sharing

This chapter has been updated throughout in line with the revised versions of Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018 and Information Sharing: Advice for Practitioners Providing Safeguarding Services to Children, Young People, Parents and Carers.

Children from Abroad, including Victims of Modern Slavery, Trafficking and Exploitation

This chapter has been extensively updated to reflect Care of Unaccompanied Migrant Children and Child Victims of Modern Slavery: statutory guidance for Local Authorities (2017). It replaces 3 chapters: 'Children from Abroad', 'Modern Slavery' and 'Trafficked Children.'

Children Moving Across Local Authority Boundaries

A protocol for protecting children crossing local authority boundaries has been added to Further Information.

Fabricated or Induced Illness

Guidance regarding Fabricated or Induced Illness has been added to Further Information.

Gang Activity, Youth Violence and Criminal Exploitation Affecting Children

A link to Safeguarding Children and Young People who may be affected by Gang Activity (2010) has been removed as it has been archived by the Government website.

Honour Based Violence

The link to the Protocol on the handling of 'so-called' Honour Based Violence/Abuse and Forced Marriage Offences between the National Police Chiefs' Council and the Crown Prosecution Service in Further Information has been updated.

Self Harm and Suicidal Behaviour

The Further Information section has been revised and updated.

Whistleblowing or Raising Concerns at Work

The links to Raising Concerns at Work and Whistleblowing Helpline were updated and a link to Public Concern at Work was added in section 5: Further Information
New Chapters and Features
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4LSCB Guide to CSA medical examinations

This chapter has been added to the manual.

4LSCB Protocol for Parents with Learning Disabilities

This chapter has been added to the manual.

Child and Family Engagement Guidance – primary care

This chapter has been added to the manual.

Child and Family Engagement Guidance – secondary and tertiary care

This chapter has been added to the manual.

Removed Chapters
  • Modern Slavery;
  • Trafficked Children.
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