serious case reviews

Details the case of Child D, who was just under three weeks old, and was admitted to hospital with multiple serious injuries in October 2012. Medical advice was that these injuries had been inflicted. Child D’s mother, Ms E, a woman in her early twenties, was arrested.

Following publication of the serious case review into the death of Daniel Pelka, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Children and Families wrote to the Chair of Coventry Safeguarding Children Board on 16th September 2013 requesting a deeper analysis of the reasons why practice failures had occurred.

Serious case reviews have repeatedly highlighted failures by social workers to effectively engage fathers or identify men who pose a risk to children. Judy Cooper investigates why men are being overlooked and how professionals can address this.

Study that provides a new contribution to our learning about neglect by exploring the  circumstances in which neglect can be catastrophic and have a fatal or seriously harmful  outcome for a child. It provides a systematic analysis of neglect in serious case reviews  (local multi-agency reviews of child deaths or serious injury where abuse or neglect is known or suspected) in England, between 2003–2011.

The sixth, two yearly national analysis of such reviews (from 1 April 2009 - 31 March 2011) and the fourth undertaken. It produces a number of new insights alongside the recurring messages for practice. It also adds to the cumulative research knowledge of these cases helping to identify patterns and deviations from patterns over time.

Serious Case Review that looks at the circumstances surrounding the sudden unexpected death of a young woman (Child S) in Rotherham.

On Tuesday 12th October 2010 as a result of a search by South Yorkshire Police, Child S’s body was recovered from a canal. She had sustained multiple stab wounds. Child S was a 17-year-old single parent, having a four month old child (Infant A). Child S had been known to a number of agencies over a lengthy period.

Report which provides members with a comprehensive assessment of an independent review into the tragic circumstances surrounding the death of Declan Hainey.

The role and involvement of social work and health services in the case has been considered and progress is reported on the implementation of a range of actions arising from the review.

Thematic report that covers evaluations of 482 serious case reviews carried out between April 2007 and the end of March 2011. The main focus of this report is on the reviews that concerned children in two age groups: babies less than one year old and young people aged 14 or above.

This interim report summarises data from Serious Case Reviews (SCR) notified to the Department for Education during 2009-10.

The aim of this work is to provide up to date, comprehensive data on serious and fatal maltreatment of children in England, and to set those data in the context of other relevant data on children’s health, well-being and possible harm. This has been achieved through a descriptive analysis of Serious Case Reviews from 2009-10, using data from the database reports.

Summary of a serious case review undertaken by Worcestershire Safeguarding Children Board (WSCB) following the death in 2010 of BW and the serious injury to CW.

The decision to proceed with a review was taken in 2010 by the Independent Chair of Worcestershire Safeguarding Children Board, Hilary Thompson.