Safeguarding News and Updates
It’s still business as usual for safeguarding!
If you have any concerns about a child please call the SPA/MASH on 01628 683150 or email MASH@achievingforchildren.org.uk.
During working hours contact the First Contact and Duty Team on 01628 683744
Outside of working hours contact the Emergency Duty Service on 01344 351999
If you want information about the coronavirus then please go to the government website: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus
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Cut it Out
The ‘Cut It Out’ domestic abuse awareness training for hairdressers/beauticians/barbers over the year. This is being delivered in partnership between the local authorities of RBWM, Bracknell Forest, Slough and Wokingham, our relevant DA services and Thames Valley Police. To find out more information - click here.
Exploitation of Children and Young People: New Protocol published by Slough Safeguarding Partnership
Slough safeguarding partnership have produced new protocols including the neglect strategy, the well- being tool and new threshold guidance are really important tools for practitioners working with children and it is very important the each practitioner reads through this link for updated information. Click here to find the tools.
MIND YOUR LANGUAGE!
Please see the resource attached “Mind your language” created by members of the Family Justice Young People Board, aimed at encouraging professionals to be mindful of words and phrases young people prefer not to hear at family proceedings.
BOGUS CALLERS IN THE BOROUGH
The safety and peace of mind of local communities is at the heart of what the Royal Borough is
trying to achieve. Below are some advice leaflets and booklets together with a door sticker to advice cold callers
that you do not buy goods or services at the door. We hope that you find this useful and that by taking a few simple precautions you will stay safe and secure in your own home.
Cover letter from the Borough
National Panel Review publication - Letter from safeguarding Ministers
Please find attached a letter for all safeguarding partners from Will Quince MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary for Children and Families, Rachel Maclean MP, Minister for Safeguarding, and Gillian Keegan MP, Minister for State Care and Mental Health, regarding the publication of the National Review into the murders of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes and Star Hobson.
The Independent Review Of Children's Social Care
This presentation has been delivered through the National Child Safeguarding Review Panel and looks into the key learning points into Child Protection in England - download to see the full presentation.