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Amendments

May 2019

Updated Chapters
Chapter Name Details
Local Contacts

The following details has been added:

  • Multi-Agency Safeguarding Arrangements/Partnership Contact Details (Salford).

March 2019

Updated Chapters
Chapter Name Details
Local Contacts

The following details have been updated:

  • Children's Social Care Team Receiving Referrals (Rochdale);
  • Children's Social Care (Out of Hours) (Rochdale).

February 2019

Updated Chapters
Chapter Name Details
Local Contacts These details have been updated for the Salford LADO and Wigan LADO.

December 2018

Updated Chapters
Chapter Name Details
Procedure for Updating this Manual Contact details have been updated for Oldham and Rochdale. The dates for the next update have been added.
Agency Roles and Responsibilities This chapter has been revised throughout in line with the revised version of Working Together to Safeguard Children.
Information Sharing and Confidentiality This chapter has been revised throughout in line with the revised versions of Working Together to Safeguard Children and Information Sharing: Advice for Practitioners Providing Safeguarding Services to Children, Young People, Parents and Carers.
Electronic and Digital Recording of Meetings and Conversations This guidance has been reviewed and updated following the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and Data Protection Act 2018.
Legal Framework for Safeguarding Children in Individual Cases This chapter has been updated. Changes have been made in relation to Working Together, the Children and Social Work Act 2017 and the Data Protection Act 2018 and General Data Protection Regulations.
Multi-agency Safeguarding Arrangements This chapter has been revised throughout in line with the revised version of Working Together to Safeguard Children.
Good Practice Supporting the Voice of the Child A link to Rochdale Safeguarding Children Board, Communicating effectively with Children & Young People has been added.
Early Help The Rochdale local link has been updated and Stockport local link added.
Signs and Indicators of Abuse The Rochdale local link has been added.
Single Assessment This chapter has been revised throughout in line with the revised version of Working Together to Safeguard Children.
Accommodating Children under Section 20 Children Act 1989 Additional information has been added in line with recent case-law.
Children of Parents with Learning Disabilities This chapter has been revised throughout in line with updated practice guidance and recent case-law.
Domestic Violence and Abuse The Rochdale local link has been updated.
Neglect Local links have been added for Rochdale and Stockport.
Children Missing Education The Rochdale local link has been updated and the Tameside local link added.
Elective Home Education New links have been added in Section 4, Further Information to the Rochdale Borough Council website, Home Schooling and the Tameside Metropolitan Borough, Elective Home Education Policy.
Female Genital Mutilation Multi-Agency Protocol The Stockport local link has been added.
Forced Marriage and Honour Based Violence A link to the Rochdale Borough Council, Support for honour based violence victims has been added to Local Information.
Children with Disabilities and Complex Needs A link has been added to the Salford Lead Professional Handbook. Minor amendments have been made throughout in line with local practice.
Children Living Away from Home A link has been added to new resource Deprivation of Liberty.
Whistleblowing Links have been updated throughout.
Circumcision Audit Proforma This local guidance has been updated and replaces the previous link.
QA Standards for Non-Therapeutic Community Male Infant Circumcision
New Chapters and Features
Chapter Name Details
Supervision This includes an overview, a link to the North West Protocol for Standards in Supervision of Children and Families Social Workers, and links to local information.
Mental Capacity A link has been added to this new resource.
Deprivation of Liberty A link has been added to this new resource.
Improving Child Protection and Safeguarding Practice This chapter has been updated in line with Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018.
Standards for Children in Emergency Care Settings A link has been added to this new national guidance.
Guidance and Resources for Child Protection Evidence (Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health) A link has been added to this new national guidance.
Removed Chapter
  • The Greater Manchester Safeguarding Partnership (GMSP).

Next update: June 2019


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