Guidance & Legislation
Download Haringey Safeguarding Children Partnership agreed Haringey SCP Thresholds Guide - Short Version (Word doc 141KB) or Haringey SCP Thresholds Guide - Long Version (Word doc 177 KB) to get a better idea of how thresholds should be applied locally.
As well as preventative measures, such as having a range of safeguarding policies, safe practice also involves safer recruitment and consistent procedures for dealing with abuse allegations against staff.
This section is designed to support all areas of professional practice with a detailed resource of relevant documents, including:
- local and national guidance
- guidance on specific areas and contexts of child protection work
Safeguarding and Child Protection practice is supported by the legal framework and both statutory and non-statutory guidance.
The London Safeguarding Children Board issues guidance and London-wide child protection procedures to ensure consistency in the practice across the 32 London boroughs.
Haringey Safeguarding Children Partnership issues local guidance that supports professionals working at a local level with the prominent local needs.