JSNA Summary 2018/19

Safeguarding

Multi-agency partnerships in Swindon have safeguarding duties for children and adults at risk. Children are vulnerable by virtue of their age and adults supported by safeguarding arrangements are those who: have needs for care and support; is experiencing, or is at risk of, abuse or neglect; and as a result of those needs is unable to protect himself or herself against the abuse or neglect or the risk of it.

Key fact

There were 1,500 Children in Need in March 2018, which is 320 per 10,000 young people and higher than the national rate and than statistically similar authorities.

Key indicators

Safeguarding: Key indicator 1 Safeguarding: Key indicator 2

Key information

Key issues

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