The objective of this policy is to ensure MKCHS meets the regulations and guidance contained in the Children Act 2004 and Working Together to Safeguard Children 2010. Further aims of this policy are:
- To support the development of the workforce in taking account of the safeguarding needs of children and their parents as set out in the aforementioned documents.
- To embed multi agency guidance on assessment of risks to children into practices when or where employees are best placed to do so.
- To develop MKCHS’s contribution to multi agency working and assessment of the needs of children for practitioners working with adults who are parents or guardians and who are suffering mental illness or learning disability.
Publisher: Milton Keynes Council
Date: December 2012