Safeguarding procedures 4
Child Protection Procedures 4: Referring to the Child Protection Authorities
Safeguarding and Child Protection Authorities
All Regional Committees should ensure that their Safeguarding Officers have access to details of the Safeguarding and Child Protection authorities in their Region. In different local authorities these may be the Police, the LA’s Social Services Team or the Multi-Agency Safeguarding and Child Protection Hub (MASH).
If a decision is made together (and possibly following advice from the NSPCC) to refer a situation to the Child Protection Authorities, please refer to the appropriate procedure below.
In England and Wales, options include:
|In Scotland, options include:
Section 5: HRGB Roles and Responsibilities