Key Documents and guidance
Keeping children safe in education 2016
Statutory guidance for schools and colleges on safeguarding children and safer recruitment
Multi-Agency Threshold Guidance for Bradford – this replaces Bradford’s Threshold of Need guidance (2010)
Bradford Neglect Strategy 2017
The Neglect Strategy is currently in draft format due to being subject of review through the relevant BSCB Sub-Groups and the Joint Targeted Area Inspection (JTAI) Readiness Board.
BDCFT Guidance on Paediatric Dental Neglect
The guidance has been developed for all non-dental healthcare and non-healthcare professionals (including Social Workers) to provide guidance on how to recognise and respond to dental neglect.
Bradford Services Protocol: Children’s Services and Substance Misuse Services
The purpose of this Joint Services Protocol is to promote effective communication and working relationships between staff within Substance Misuse Services, and Children and Family Services in order to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people (including young carers) whose lives are affected by substance using parents or carers.
There is a Non-Engaging Pathway to help professionals work together for families with children and young people who are failing to engage with services leading to professional concern about unknown or emerging risk.
There is guidance, a flow-chart to follow and a template letter to use as part of the process:
It is included in the multi agency procedures at “Reluctant and Hostile Families 1.4.26”
Safeguarding Children and Dangerous Dogs