Child Protection functions – resources for all
Manchester resources relating to the Child Protection (CP) functions can be found on the GMSP procedures.
Partner Agency reports for Child Protection Conferences (CPC) to enable partner agencies to embed signs of safety with supporting guidance can be found in our Signs of Safety resource.
Additional advice for General Practitioners is available in our GP resource.
Queries about child protection functions should be directed to the Safeguarding Improvement Unit on tele: 0161 234 1214 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Advice for practitioners
- duties of Children’s Services – the Child Law Advice website explains the duties of the Local Authority to identify children in need in their local area and provide support and accommodation. It also explains care orders and the duties owed to looked after children – visit their website childlawadvice.org.uk/family/duties-of-childrens-services for more information
- what does ‘section 20’ mean and when should it be used? Visit the Child Protection Resource online website childprotectionresource.online/what-does-section-20-mean/ for more information.
Advice for parents & carers
- Surviving Safeguarding- A Parent’s Guide to the Child Protection Process can be found on the website survivingsafeguarding.co.uk/
- Citizens Advice website at www.citizensadvice.org.uk/child-protection-conferences/child-abuse-who-attends-a-child-protection-conference/