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
Thresholds for Intervention – Continuum of Need
Please click below to access the Children’s Continuum of Need and Response Framework, which is a comprehensive guide to the thresholds within the Pan Lancashire area
Please click on the link below to access the LSCB’s Neglect Strategy
Online Safeguarding Website
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.
Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018
Please click below to access the new Working Together to Safeguard Children published in 2018
Child Protection Case Conference Tool
Please click on the link below to access the Blackburn with Darwen Child Protection Case Conference Tool. This tool is provided as a GUIDE to the Generic Conference/Template and you do not have to comment on every bullet point as the bullet points are there to remind /prompt you on what you may wish to comment on. There must be evidence within the report of Underlying Risk Factors and High Risk Indicators in relation to safeguarding concerns.
Pan Lancashire Anti Slavery Partnership Toolkit (PLASP)
Children cannot consent to be victims of modern slavery and trafficking and must be referred to Children’s Social Care. The PLASP Toolkit provides additional information on this subject and pathways to follow for all potential victims identified.