Amended Neglect Guidance

Feb 2019

Amended Neglect Guidance


Neglect - Recognising, Assessing and Responding to Neglect; Practitioner Guidance

This document supports the Neglect Strategy and provides guidance for the recognition, assessment of, and the response to neglect for all staff working with children and their families across Leeds.

Please note that this is an updated version (version 2) and replaces the previous guidance (2015).

To understand your agencies responsibilities with regards to the dissemination and implementation of this policy please see the LSCP Policies and Procedures Joint Framework for Dissemination and Implementation.


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