What do we mean by safeguarding and Child Protection?
Safeguarding is the action that is taken to promote the welfare of children and protect them from harm
Child protection is part of the safeguarding process. It focuses on protecting individual children identified as suffering or likely to suffer significant harm
This section of the website is designed for both parents and professionals. There are a number of links to key documentation, Governement policies, research articles and news pieces that help to explain and navigate the often complicated and difficult minefiled that is child protection.
It will hopefully debunk some of the myths and misconceptions that surround this often delicate and sensitive area.