Child protection

Posted on February 25, 2013. Filed under: Child protection, Children's Services |

Definition

“Under the 1989 Children Act, local authorities have to investigate where there is a reasonable cause to suspect that a child is suffering (or likely to suffer) significant harm.” – Southampton City Council

“All children have a right to grow up in a caring and safe environment. All adults have a responsibility to protect children” – North Lanarkshire Council

Policies and legislation

Good practice examples

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