Explain How The Government Sets Out Policy And Statutory Guidelines For Safeguarding
Schools must be a safe, secure learning environment for children.
Question: Question 4
Answer: Inquiries and serious case reviews are carried out when a notifiable incident occurs to a child. A notifiable incident is when a child has 1) either died or been seriously harmed and abuse or neglect is known or suspected, 2) a looked after child has died and abuse or neglect is not known or suspected, 3) a child in a regulated setting or service has died and abuse or neglect is not known or suspected. The term serious harm is used when a child receives a life threatening injury and / or a long term impairment to physical or mental health, or physical, intellectual, emotional , social,