11 Jan 2017
January 11, 2017

Adult Safeguarding Leaflet

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The LSAB, in conjunction with One Voice have created an Adult Safeguarding Leaflet, which can be downloaded below. Adult Safeguarding is part of the Baiter Sehat project, run by One Voice in partnership with Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council. To view and download the leaflet, please click on the following link: Protecting Adults from Abuse.. read more →

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 →

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 →

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 →

21 Dec 2016
December 21, 2016

Information Update – December 2016

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To view the latest Safeguarding Children Information Update from 20th December 2016, please click on the link below: information-update-20th-december-2016 read more →

20 Dec 2016
December 20, 2016

Domestic Abuse Animations Launch

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Please see below links to animations which have been produced to raise awareness of domestic abuse and signpost to areas of local help and support. The characters depicted in the animations are voiced by local people from Blackburn with Darwen who felt strongly about sharing their experiences to urge others in a similar situation to.. read more →

To view the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) Standard Authorisation – your rights leaflet, please click on the link below. dols-standard-authorisation-your-rights-leaflet-2016 read more →

01 Dec 2016
December 1, 2016

LSAB Annual Report and Business Plan

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To view the Local Safeguarding Adults Board Annual Report for 2015-16 and Business Plan for 2016-17, please click on the link below: lsab-annual-report-2015-16-and-business-plan-2016-17 read more →

01 Dec 2016
December 1, 2016

LSCB Annual Report and Business Plan

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To view the Local Safeguarding Children Board Annual Report for 2015-16 and Business Plan for 2016-17, please click on the link below: lscb-annual-report-2015-16-and-business-plan-2016-17 read more →

To view the latest Safeguarding Children Information Update, please click on the below link: information-update-23rd-november-2016 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 sings 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 →

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 →

27 Oct 2016
October 27, 2016

Modern Slavery Information

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Modern slavery is not something confined to history, it is still happening today, and it’s happening in Lancashire. Modern slavery could be happening right in front of you – whether that’s in nail bars, car washes, rural businesses, brothels, massage parlours, or a property in your neighbourhood. In Lancashire, partners are committed to rooting out those.. read more →

26 Oct 2016
October 26, 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 →

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 there is a child or young person in, or about to be placed in, a private fostering arrangement. To view the snapshot, please click.. read more →

24 Oct 2016
October 24, 2016

Information Update: October 2016

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To view the latest Safeguarding Children Information Update from October 2016, please click on the link below: information-update-23rd-october-2016 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 →

13 Oct 2016
October 13, 2016

Amino Bulletin

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Please see below link to a flyer on ‘Amino Bulletin’. This flyer gives details on a new app called ‘Amino’ which is a potential CSE social media application. The app allows users to create a profile where they can pretend to be a character, cartoon, vampire etc. and they can discuss fantasies. For more information,.. read more →

Please find below a link to Keeping Children Safe in Education – Online Safeguarding Guidance 2016. The guidance is designed to support schools and colleges in addressing online safety aspects contained within the guidance. To view the document, please click on the link below: kcsie-2016-online-safeguarding     read more →

11 Oct 2016
October 11, 2016

Online Safety Event – January 2017

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Please see below a flyer with information on the next Online Safety Event, being held Wednesday 18th January 2017, 09.30-11.30, at Westholme Senior School. This is a free session covering a broad range of online safety subjects, including: New resources Research Legal and law enforcement changes Emerging trends and technologies Participants will also be provided.. read more →

14 Sep 2016
September 14, 2016

Deletion from Roll Form and Procedures

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To view the deletion from roll notification form, please click on the link below. For a word version of this form, please contact the Safeguarding Unit on lscbinfo@blackburn.gov.uk deletion-from-roll-notification-form-final-version To view the deletion from roll procedures, please click on the link below: deletion-from-roll-procedures-version-7 read more →

06 Sep 2016
September 6, 2016

Information Update – September 2016

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To view the latest Safeguarding Children Information Update for September 2016, please click on the link below: Information Update 2nd September 2016 read more →

To view the multi-agency practice guidelines on handling cases of Forced Marriage, please click on the link below: Mutli-Agency Practice Guidelines – Handling Cases of Forced Marriage This document seeks to supplement the statutory guidance with advice and support to front line practitioners who have responsibilities to safeguard children and protect adults from the abuses.. read more →

To view the advice for practitioners on what to do if you are worried a child is being abused, please click on the link below: What to do if you are worried a child is being abused This advice is non-statutory, and has been produced to help practitioners identify child abuse and neglect and take.. read more →