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Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB)

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The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead's Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) is a statutory, multi-agency body for coordinating local work to safeguard children and promote their welfare, and ensuring that their work is effective.

LSCB Website

For more information see the Local Safeguarding Children Board website

The LSCB works by:

  • Leading collaboration across the agencies.
  • Developing and setting policies and procedures.
  • Monitoring and auditing all work that contributes to the safeguarding of children.
  • Plans training.
  • Promoting awareness in the wider community.
  • Considering the needs of vulnerable groups.
  • Reviewing cases where there has been a serious incident.

What is the LSCB responsible for?

  • Agreeing local policies and procedures to guide inter-agency child protection work.
  • Improving local ways of working to achieve better outcomes for children.
  • Undertaking reviews of cases where there is a concern about the effectiveness of services.
  • Providing training and development programmes to help improve the quality of working together.
  • Raising awareness of the need to safeguard children in the wider community.

Berkshire Local Safeguarding Children Boards' Child Protection Procedures

These are now available electronically at www.proceduresonline.com/berks

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Modified: 2014-01-27
Published: Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:43:22
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