Key Documents

Child Death Overview Panel (CDOP)

CDOP Annual Report 2016-17

LSCB Annual Report

Southampton LSCB Annual Report 2017-18

LSCB Business Plan 2015-18

LSCB Business Plan Update 2017

Learning and Improvement Framework

Learning and improvement framework 2017 – 18

Learning and Development Strategy

Southampton LSCB Learning & Development Strategy

Quality Assurance Framework

Quality Assurance Framework for South East LSCB’s

Southampton LSCB works to an agreed framework for quality assurance for the South East. This is set out in the link above. The document refers to appendices, if you would like copies of any of these please contact us on

Communication’s Strategy 2015

Communication’s Strategy 2015

Threshold Document

Southampton Child and Family Early Intervention Model and Threshold Document

This document provides a framework for those working with children, young people and their families; it helps to identify when a child may need additional support to achieve their full potential. It introduced a continuum of help and support, provides information on the levels of need and gives examples of some of the indicators that suggest a child or young person may need additional support.

Missing, Exploited and Trafficked (MET) Plan

MET Plan 2018

This plan is designed to provide the outline framework for multi agency developments in these crucial child protection and safeguarding activities.  It sets out how through our partnership the MET group and its partners will assess and reduce risk, prevent harm, challenge and disrupt activities and provide an enhanced, effective service to reduce the harm and threats posed to children and young people from these issues.

Domestic Violence and Abuse Plan

Southampton Against DVA Plan 2015-2017

 This multi-agency Plan outlines the core ambitions and proposed new developments to improve the city-wide response to Domestic Violence & Abuse (DVA). It covers the period 2015 – 2017 with specific detailed actions for 2015-2016. This Plan reflects the very high priority given to DVA across Southampton Partnerships. It will contribute to the City Strategy, Safe City Strategy, Prevention & Early Intervention Strategy, Health & Well-bring Strategy, Local Safeguarding Children & Adult Board priorities and more

Domestic Violence and Abuse Plan On a Page

DVA Plan On a Page

This multi-agency Plan outlines our ambition and approach to preventing and responding to Domestic Violence & Abuse (DVA).  It reflects the high priority given to DVA by all our multi-agency partnerships and it will contribute to the City Strategy, Safe City Strategy, Prevention and Early Intervention Strategy, Health & Well-being Strategy, Local Safeguarding
Children & Adult Board priorities and more.

Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse

On 12th March 2015, the Home Secretary established the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse to consider whether public bodies – and non-state institutions – have taken seriously their duty of care to protect children from sexual abuse. Please see this letter for information on what has been requested from Board Partners and for more information on the inquiry.

Process for Assessment

Please see this page for the assessment forms to be used in Southampton, including Universal Help and Safeguarding Children Forms.

Neglect Toolkit and Strategy

The LSCB have redesigned and updated the neglect toolkit available on the link below. It is for all professionals to help them recognise and respond to neglect issues.  If you require a copies please contact the LSCB team.

Neglect Toolkit 2015

The purpose of the Neglect Strategy is to set out the strategic aims and objectives of Southampton’s approach to tackling neglect. This strategy also identifies key principles under which work around neglect should be undertaken and identifies key priority areas of work in order to improve Southampton’s response to neglect.

Neglect Strategy 2015

Southampton Safe City Partnership Strategic Assessment 2014/2015

CDOP Annual Report 2014-15


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