What to do if you’re worried a child is being abused: children’s services guidance

Document which focuses on what you should do if you have concerns about children, in order to safeguard and promote their welfare, including those who are suffering, or at risk of suffering, significant harm.

This resource also outlines what will happen once you have informed someone about those concerns; what further contribution you may be asked or expected to make to the processes of assessment, planning, working with children, including how you should share information.

It also provides some basic information and background about the legislative framework within which children’s welfare is safeguarded and promoted.

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Department of Health
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Home Office
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Department of Employment and Skills
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Department of Culture, Media and Sport
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Office for the Deputy Prime Minister
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Lord Chancellor's Department
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