Quality Standards

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Research finds SAAF no more effective than

An evaluation of the Safeguarding Assessment and Analysis Framework (SAAF) has found that no evidence that SAAF resulted in fewer children being subje...
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SCR: murder couldn’t have been foreseen

This serious case review into the death of a 14-year-old boy from Carlisle has concluded that his murder couldn’t have been foreseen by authorities...
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Sexuality for young people with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions

‘Together for Short Lives’ charity and The Open University have issued guidance ‘Talking about sex, sexuality and relationships: Guidance and st...
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Service standards for DBS checks, referrals and barring

Disclosure and Barring Services has announced service standards (8 Jan 2016):
  • DBS checks: will aim for 95% of all disclosures to be issue...
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New online self-audit from Keeping Children Safe

Keeping Children Safe has released (October 2015) an online self-audit to determine an organisation’s strengths and weaknesses in keeping children s...