Safeguarding Children Manual

Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust Policy Manual for Safeguarding Children

This is the new working Manual for Safeguarding Children Policy and Procedures.  This Webpage content is the overarching Policy content with each numbered section having a hyperlink (underlined text) to the detail.  Section 5 lists the procedures and are accessed via the named hyperlink.  Please use these hyperlinks to go to the appropriate section detail/procedure.

Safeguarding Children Manual

1.   INTRODUCTION
2.   PURPOSE
3.   SCOPE
4.   RESPONSIBILITIES, ACCOUNTABILITIES AND DUTIES
5.   PROCEDURES

5.1   Information Sharing

5.2   Managing Allegations Against Staff, Carers and Volunteers

5.3  Adults to Disengage from Services, who have caring responsibilities for Children

5.4  Arrangements for Escalation and Resolving Professional Differences

5.5  Breast Ironing

5.6   Care and Treatment of Children under the age of 18 years on Adult Acute Mental Health Inpatient Areas

5.7   Children Visiting Adult Inpatient Areas

5.8   Child Death Review Processes

5.9   Complex or Multiple Abuse

5.10   Child Sexual Exploitation

5.11   Child Criminal Exploitation

5.12   Safeguarding Disabled Children

5.13   Domestic Abuse

5.14   Fabricated and Induced Illness

5.15   Early Help

5.16   Female Genital Mutilation

5.17   Families who are Difficult to Engage

5.18   Forced Marriage and Honour-Based Violence

5.19   Historic Allegations of Abuse

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5.20   Harmful Sexual Behaviour

5.21  Injuries to Non-mobile Babies

5.22   Mental Capacity Act

5.23   Missing from Home or Care

5.24   Missing from Home or Care Neglect

5.25   No Access Visits

 5.26   Prevent and Radicalisation

5.27   Parental Substance Misuse

5.28   Parents who have a Learning Disability

5.29   Self-Harm

5.20   Trafficked and Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children

6.   TRAINING IMPLICATIONS
7.   MONITORING ARRANGEMENTS
8.   EQUALITY IMPACT ASSESSMENT SCREENING
9.   LINKS TO ASSOCIATED DOCUMENTS
10.   SAFEGUARDING TEAM CONTACTS
11.   REFERENCES
12.   APPENDICES
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DOCUMENT CONTROL:
Version:    1
Ratified by:    Clinical Policies Review and Approval Group
Date Ratified:   7 April 2020
Name of originator/author:   Nurse Consultant Safeguarding
Name of responsible committee/individual:   Executive Director of Nursing and Allied Health Professionals
Unique Reference Number:   545
Date Issued:   23 June 2020
Review date:   April 2023
Target Audience:   All staff/volunteers within the organisation
Description of Changes:   New Manual which will replace the Safeguarding Children Policy

To access the Equality Impact Assessment associated with this Manual please follow the link:  Equality Impact Assessment