The LSAB have recently produced a new Safeguarding Snapshot focussing on the new Adult Safeguarding Continuum. This explains the background, why it matters, information and what to do. To view the snapshot, please click on the link below: snapshot-adult-safeguarding-continuum read more →

05 Jan 2017
January 5, 2017

Safeguarding Snapshot: Online Safety

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Online safety is fundamentally safeguarding where technology is involved. Children and young people spend a lot of time online – it can be a great way to explore, socialise and have fun. However, the online risks facing our children and young people do not conform to geographical boundaries and requires a collective approach across all.. read more →

07 Nov 2016
November 7, 2016

Safeguarding Snapshot: CSE

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Please see below the latest Safeguarding Snapshot, which focuses on Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE). This covers why it matters to be aware of the signs of CSE, information on grooming, and what to do if you identify a child or young person may be a victim of CSE. to view the snapshot, please click on.. read more →

Please see below the latest Safeguarding Snapshot, which focuses on Private Fostering. This includes information such as: what it is, why it matters and what to do if you are aware that there is a child or young person in, or about to be place in, a private fostering arrangement. To view the snapshot, please click.. read more →

To view the latest Safeguarding Snapshot on the subject of Domestic Abuse, please click on the link below: Snapshot- Domestic Abuse read more →

14 Jun 2016
June 14, 2016

Safeguarding Snapshot Update: FGM

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Please find below the latest Safeguarding Snapshot which highlights the possible prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) within Blackburn with Darwen. Click on the link to view: FGM – Update   read more →

In the UK FGM is a criminal offence under the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003. The Serious Crime Act amended this to create a new offence of failing to protect a girl from FGM, introduced FGM Protection Orders and introduced a mandatory reporting duty requiring regulated health, social care and teaching professionals to report known.. read more →

Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility and protecting children and adults from the risk of radicalisation forms part of any professionals statutory duty to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism. For more information, why it matters and what to do if you spot the indicators associated with radicalisation please click on the link below: Snapshot –.. read more →

16 Dec 2015
December 16, 2015

Safeguarding Snapshot: Modern Slavery

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It is important that everyone is aware of what modern slavery entails, how you may recognise the signs and indicators and understand what you should do if you identify victims and how to refer your concerns. For more information on Modern Slavery, why it matters and what to do if you spot possible signs please.. read more →

Blackburn with Darwen LSCB and LSAB have recently decided to put together ‘Safeguarding Snapshots’, as the LSCB and LSAB understand that everyone’s time is precious, but there is a constant demand to ensure that you are kept updated. These snapshots are designed to support any other learning you have had or may wish to access… read more →