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Amendments

December 2019

Updated Chapters
Chapter Name Details
Procedure for Updating this Manual The dates of the next update have been added.
Multi-Agency Arrangements to Safeguard Children This local information has been added.
Early Help The link to local information for Salford has been updated.
The Early Help Assessment The link to local information for Salford has been updated.
Early Help Good Practice When Children and Families Cross Borders (previously North West CAF Group Cross Border Process) This chapter has been revised throughout in line with local practice.
Initial Child Protection Conferences The link to local information for Bolton has been updated.
MARAC This chapter has been updated throughout. Links have been added to Bolton Domestic Abuse Handbook, Bolton MARAC Referral and Bolton Young Persons MARAC Referral.
Children who are Victims of Modern Slavery, Trafficking and Exploitation A link has been added to information on the Independent Child Trafficking Advocacy Service.
Elective Home Education and Unregistered Schools New Section 4, Unregistered Schools has been added.
Forced Marriage and Honour Based Violence A link to the Stockport So-Called Honour Based Violence and Forced Marriage Strategy 2019-21 has been added to Local Information.
Breast Ironing This chapter has been updated to reflect revised CPS guidance.
Risks Posed by People with Convictions Against Children, including Bail Arrangements for Adults Charged Added into Section 1, Relevant Offences: Additional cases which may requirement an assessment of risk to children would be instances where children are exposed to domestic abuse, in addition to persons named on a restraining order.
Release of Prisoners Convicted of Offences Against Children Minor amendments have been made throughout in line with local practice and terminology.
Local Contacts Information has been added for Police – Case Management Team. The link has been updated for Children's Social Care Team Receiving Referrals – Bolton.
New Chapters and Features
Chapter Name Details
Complex Safeguarding Hub Operating Procedures A link was added to this local guidance in the Documents Library. The Complex Safeguarding Hub (CSH) will work together with children, young people and families to aim for excellence within difficult areas using a restorative strength based response to the complex needs of children and families.
Complex Safeguarding Hub Memorandum of Understanding A link was added to this local guidance in the Documents Library.

Next update: June 2020


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