What is mash Wiltshire?

What is mash Wiltshire?

MASH (Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub) MASH is the front door for all referrals in relation to children and young people in Wiltshire. The team is co-located with police and health colleagues to ensure timely decision making occurs in response to safeguarding referrals.

What does the safeguarding policy cover?

A safeguarding or child protection policy statement makes it clear what your organisation or group will do to keep children safe. the more detailed policies and procedures your organisation will put in place to keep children safe and respond to child protection concerns.

What policies support safeguarding?

Safeguarding Policies should: Follow safe recruitment procedures, including DBS checks (by the Disclosure and Barring Service) Maintain safe premises and equipment, inside and out.

Is there a safeguarding policy?

The safeguarding policy sets out Ofsted’s approach to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults. The separate guidance sets out what inspectors should do if they learn during an inspection that a child or learner is being harmed, or is at risk of harm.

What is mash in safeguarding?

These models, the most common of which is referred to as a Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH), aim to improve the safeguarding response for children and vulnerable adults through better information sharing and high quality and timely safeguarding responses.

Who attends a mash meeting?

The conference is attended by the child’s family and any relevant professionals such as health visitors, doctors and teachers who work with the child.

What is lado in safeguarding?

What is the LADO? Statutory guidance and procedures state that every Council has a duty to manage allegations and concerns about any person who works with children and young people in their area. This includes Council staff, staff or partner agencies and volunteers.

Why have I been reported to mash?

Concerns may be raised about a child who is at risk of abuse, neglect, involved in gang behaviour or at risk of child sexual exploitation (CSE) and safeguarding actions are required to ensure the child remains safe. Schools may have a concern about a child’s attendance, behaviour, and/or presentation.

What are the six principles of safeguarding?

What are the six principles of safeguarding?

  • Empowerment. People being supported and encouraged to make their own decisions and informed consent.
  • Prevention. It is better to take action before harm occurs.
  • Proportionality. The least intrusive response appropriate to the risk presented.
  • Protection.
  • Partnership.
  • Accountability.

What are the 3 Rs in safeguarding?

The Three Rs of Safety – Early, Open, Often.

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