Bexley LSCB

Welcome to the Bexley Safeguarding Partnership for Children and Young People Website - this provides information for professionals, volunteers, children & young people and their families.

PLEASE NOTE THIS WEBSITE IS UNDER REVIEW AND SOME CONTENT MAY BE OUT OF DATE.

OUR NEW ARRANGEMENTS

As a result of the Children and Social Work Act 2017, the Bexley Safeguarding Children Board has been replaced with the Bexley S.H.I.E.L.D. Safeguarding Partnership for Children and Young People. Please see the following document which sets out how the new arrangements work in Bexley:

Bexley S.H.I.E.L.D. Safeguarding Partnership for Children and Young People: Our new arrangements (Updated December 2019)

NEW CHILD DEATH REVIEW ARRANGEMENTS IN BEXLEY, LEWISHAM AND GREENWICH

Bexley, Lewisham and Greenwich have agreed to combine and be treated as a single area for child death reviews. A single central team will support all aspects of the management and administration of the child death review process. Each borough will have its own designated doctor for child deaths.

Further information is contained in the following document:

Bexley, Lewisham, Greenwich Child Death Review Process - A description of the new arrangements for Child Death Reviews across the three boroughs (July 2019)

THRESHOLDS DOCUMENT

One of our key statutory responsibilities is to publish a 'Threshold document'. In Bexley this is the Effective Support for Children, Young People and Families in Bexley document.

E-BULLETINS

The latest e-Bulletin is available here and previous e-Bulletins are available here. Bexley SHIELD also publishes a training e-Bulletin, the latest version of which is available here

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