This guidance has been written in line with the Working Together to Safeguard Children: A guide to inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children, March 2015. The practice guidance has also considered current research including reports by DfE, Missed Opportunities: indicators of neglect – what is ignored, why, and what can be done? November 2014, and Ofsted’s, In the child’s time: professional response to neglect, March 2014.

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