Safeguarding children (information for professionals)

This section aims to support staff (paid and voluntary) safeguard the children within their care. Within this section you will find links to:

  • How to make a safeguarding referral
  • Information on the LADO and how they can support staff if an allegation is made against them
  • Early Help – information on how to refer a family of a child or young person within your care for support 
  • Non-statutory guidance - What to do if you’re worried a child is being abused advice for practitioners
  • Safeguarding children toolkit – links to other support available and useful documents 
  • Safeguarding children training

Please explore this topic in more detail on the sections below:

Related Articles

Related resources and useful documents:

Safeguarding children training

For Safeguarding Children training opportunities, visit the Training for Early Years Professionals page.

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