Policies

Blackburn with Darwen’s safeguarding policies and procedures explain how agencies should work together to protect children. They also provide information about what to do when there are concerns about a child’s welfare or safety.

Please click below to access the Blackburn with Darwen LSCB Policies and Procedures and also the Policies and Procedures of Blackpool and Lancashire LSCB’s

Policies and Procedures

Thresholds for Intervention – Continuum of Need

Please click below to access the Children’s Continuum of Need and Response Framework together with a poster which is available for you to download.  Should you require copies of the Continuum of Need A5 Cards please contact Rebecca.Hopwood@blackburn.gov.uk

The Continuum of Need and Response Framework is a comprehensive guide to the thresholds within the Blackburn with Darwen area

Continuum of Need Booklet Sept 2017

The poster below is available for download or can be collected from the Safeguarding Unit as it is difficult to post without creasing. Please contact Rebecca Hopwood as above.

Continuum of Need Poster A3

 

Neglect Strategy

Please click on the link below to access the LSCB’s Neglect Strategy

Neglect Strategy

 

Working Together to Safeguard Children 2015

Please click below to access the  new Working Together to Safeguard Children published in 2015

Working Together to Safeguard Children 2015