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Safeguarding in Brent Survey 2019

Helping us to protect vulnerable children and adults at risk in our borough

All local areas are required to have strategic partnership boards for both safeguarding children and adults. In Brent this function is the responsibility of the Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) and the Local Safeguarding Adults Board (SAB).

In addition to the responsibilities of organisations and individuals, legislation and guidance places a duty on the LSCB and the SAB to ensure partners safeguard and promote the welfare of children and adults in the local area.

As part of these duties, Brent LSCB together with Brent SAB want to hear directly from you about how you are supported in identifying and reporting safeguarding issues. To do this, the Boards have commissioned an independent research organisation (BMG Research) to conduct a joint survey.

The survey has been set up so that you will only be asked questions according to the information you provide about your role.

This survey has been designed to be completed by individuals, volunteers and staff (at all levels) who work with or support children, adults and their families/carers in Brent. If your organisation supports children and adults in any way, we would like your feedback, whatever your role.

The information obtained will be used to help the Boards to identify what aspects of safeguarding are working well or need further development.

The survey will take about 15 minutes to complete.

All answers are anonymous and no survey response will be linked back to any individual. Your views are important, please be honest and open with your answers.

To complete and submit your survey response please click on the link www.brentsafeguardingsurvey2019.co.uk

This survey will close on 31 July 2019. If you have any difficulties completing the survey, please contact brent.lscb@brent.gov.uk

Thursday 2nd of May 2019


New process for reporting child deaths in Brent

The Child Death Overview Panel (CDOP) is currently a sub group of Brent LSCB panel collects and analyses information about the deaths of all children in Brent.

Brent CDOP is now using the electronic system of eCDOP. The process for notification of deaths, sharing information with CDOP and reviewing cases for meetings or panels will be via eCDOP.

When a child dies in Brent the Child Death Overview Panel should be informed immediately using this electronic form:

https://www.ecdop.co.uk/Brent/live/public

Tuesday 11th of December 2018


Together we can tackle child abuse

To encourage the public to help protect children and young people by reporting any concerns of abuse or neglect, the Department for Education has launched the Together, we can tackle child abuse campaign.

We all have a role to play in protecting children and young people from child abuse and neglect. However, many people do not act because they’re worried about being wrong.

To tackle the barriers that stop people reporting their concerns, the Together, we can tackle child abuse campaign seeks to inform the public about the signs to spot a child who is a victim of abuse or neglect, and explains how they can report their concerns.

For more information visit https://tacklechildabuse.campaign.gov.uk/

Tuesday 19th of June 2018