multi-agency approach

Paper that provides some early findings from a Home Office funded project to improve national and local understanding of the different local multi-agency models in place to support information sharing around safeguarding responses for children and vulnerable people. 

Inspection of the Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA), which was agreed by the Criminal Justice Chief Inspectors Group and formed part of the Joint Inspection Business Plan 2011-2013. It was led by HM Inspectorate of Probation, supported by HM Inspectorate of Constabulary. Its purpose was to assess the effectiveness of MAPPA in reducing the potential risk of harm to others presented by identified offenders in the community through joint working and the exchange of relevant information.

This guide is one of a series published by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE). SCIE guides are one-stop shops for social care practitioners, presenting key findings, current legislation and examples of what is working well to guide and inform practice. Guide published in January 2009.