Please see below a link to the Healthwatch Blackburn with Darwen eNewsletter from August 2017: Healthwatch_BwD_Newsletter_Aug_2017 read more →

19 Jul 2017
July 19, 2017

7 Minute Briefing: Sexting

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Lancashire LSCB have developed a 7 minute briefing on the topic of ‘Sexting’. This covers information such as ‘why it matters’ and ‘what to do’. To download the 7 minute briefing, please click on the link below: Sexting June 2017 read more →

The Pan-Lancashire LSCB Online Safeguarding Group have developed a Sexting in Schools and Colleges: Flowchart for responding to incidents. To download the flowchart, please click on the link below: LSCB Sexting Flowchart read more →

18 Jul 2017
July 18, 2017

Information Update: July 2017

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To view the latest Safeguarding Children Information Update from July 2017, please click on the link below: Information Update 18.07.17 read more →

18 Jul 2017
July 18, 2017

MCA: Easy Read Guide

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To view the easy read guide to the 2005 Mental Capacity Act, please click on the link below: MCA Easy Read Guide read more →

Please find below a short animation, produced by Blackburn with Darwen Council in partnership with Public Health Wales, tells the story of a young boy growing up, and how his experience with ACEs have affected his life. It also explains the roles that different agencies can play in preventing them and supporting those impacted. Adverse.. read more →

Please find below a short animation, produced by Blackburn with Darwen Council in partnership with Public Health Wales, tells the story of a young boy growing up, and how his experience with ACEs have affected his life. It also explains the roles that different agencies can play in preventing them and supporting those impacted.  .. read more →

21 Jun 2017
June 21, 2017

Peace Charter

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Please find below a link to the Peace Charter, developed by young people from schools across Blackburn with Darwen. This is a set of principles, developed and agreed by the pupils themselves, focusing on mutual respect and promoting community cohesion. To view the charter, please click on the link below: Peace Charter read more →

To view the latest Safeguarding Children Information Update, From 16th June 2017, please click on the link below: Information Update 16.06.17 read more →

To view the latest Safeguarding Children Information Update, please click on the link below: Information Updated 03rd May 2017 read more →

02 May 2017
May 2, 2017

CSE Social Media Library

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Please find below a link to the CSE Social Media Library, which contains details on 133 different social media apps that can be used by young people. CSE Social Media Library read more →

The Home Office has produced some useful guidance for young people to ensure they know the law and understand the risks. Information can be accessed via the link below: Indecent Images of Children Guidance for Young People read more →

21 Mar 2017
March 21, 2017

Healthwatch BwD March Newsletter

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Please see below a link to the Healthwatch Blackburn with Darwen eNewsletter from March 2017: HWBWD Enews March read more →

21 Mar 2017
March 21, 2017

Healthwatch BwD March Newsletter

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Please see below a link to the Healthwatch Blackburn with Darwen eNewsletter from March 2017: HWBWD Enews March read more →

15 Mar 2017
March 15, 2017

What is Adult Abuse?

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Please find below a link to a leaflet explaining in an easy read version ‘what is adult abuse’. It is important to remember that abuse can happen to anyone, it doesn’t matter how old you are, whether you are a man or a woman, or where you live. the below document gives you more information.. read more →

13 Mar 2017
March 13, 2017

The Law Commission – MCA and DoLS

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Please find below the Law Commission report on Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) and the shorter summary released 13/03/2017. Mental_Capacity_Report_Summary The Law Commission – MCA and DoLS   read more →

13 Mar 2017
March 13, 2017

Information Update – March 2017

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To view the latest Safeguarding Children Information Update from March 2017, please click on the link below: Information Update 13th March 2017 read more →

The South West Grid for Learning (who are a lead partner in the UK Safer Internet Centre) have produced a short article for parents on managing their children’s screen time – technology rather than TV. It is written from both a parent and professional perspective. Click on the link below to access the article: Parenting.. read more →

06 Mar 2017
March 6, 2017

Free Safeguarding Resource

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Please find below a link for H2B Safer for Professionals. This service provides regular updates, guides and video that you can use to increase and add to your knowledge to safeguard children in the digital age. You can also sign yourself for free updates. H2B Safer for Professionals   read more →

20 Feb 2017
February 20, 2017

Online Safeguarding Website

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Please find below a link to the Lancashire Online Safeguarding Website. This has been developed by Local Safeguarding Children Boards in Lancashire, Blackpool and Blackburn with Darwen. This includes information for parents and carers, teachers and professionals, as well as news and events. Lancashire Online Safeguarding Website read more →

20 Feb 2017
February 20, 2017

The MEAM Approach Video

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Making Every Adult Matter (MEAM) delivers coordinated services for people with multiple needs. The below link takes you to the MEAM website which contains an 8 minute video and features participants from the Blackburn with Darwen team: The MEAM Approach read more →

20 Feb 2017
February 20, 2017

CSE Guidance February 2017

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Please find below a link to the new Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Guidance from February 2017. This includes definition and a guide for practitioners, local leaders and decision makers working to protect children from child sexual exploitation. CSE Guidance 2017 read more →

06 Feb 2017
February 6, 2017

Disrespect Nobody Campaign

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The Home Office launched its ‘Disrespect NoBody’ Campaign last week (this runs until the end of March) aimed at preventing young people, both boys and girls aged 12 to 18 years old from becoming perpetrators and victims of abusive relationships. The advertising will be seen during Hollyoakes, the Brit Awards, Big Bang Theory, Spotify, and.. read more →

06 Feb 2017
February 6, 2017

E-Safety FAQs

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Please find below a link to an E-safety document which features frequently asked questions, including ‘what does e-safety training look like?’ and ‘what should be included in our e-safety policy?’. To view the document, please click on the link below: E-Safety FAQ read more →

02 Feb 2017
February 2, 2017

Information Update – February 2017

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To view the latest Safeguarding Children Information Update from February 2017, please click on the link below: Information Update 2nd February 2017 read more →