Bolton Safeguarding Children

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Monthly Archives: January 2015

Early Help and Accessing Specialist Services

The purpose of this guide is to encourage those completing Early Help forms to assess as they would normally do to gather all relevant information for the child and family and then if a specialist service is required to check the entry for that service and make sure that all the information they need is included on the form. The benefits of this are: Services using the Early Help form shouldn’t need to fill in additional referral paperwork Information is provided to support faster allocation of staff/services as the service doesn’t need to go back to the family/referring service for information […]

Keeping Children Safe Online

Happy New Year from Bolton Safeguarding Children Board. Today, Friday 9 January, the NSPCC is launching a new campaign, called Share Aware, to help parents keep their children safe online. The campaign is aimed at parents and carers of children aged 8-12 – the age at which they  start doing more online, become more independent and use a greater range of devices.  The campaign aims to encourage parents and carers to understand online safety and to have conversations with their children about keeping safe.  To find out more about the Campaign, click here