Information for Professionals

The Safeguarding Board has a statutory objective and function to:

  • co-ordinate the work done by the relevant agencies to promote the welfare and safety of children;


  • to ensure the effectiveness of the work done by each of those agencies in promoting the welfare of and safety of

An important part of the role of the board is to provide professionals with access to information and resources, to best enable them to safeguard children.

This section of the website aims to provide information, resources and signposting on topics relevant to promoting the welfare of children and safeguarding children. The specific areas that are covered are listed in the links to the right.

To access this information please click the relevant link.