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Safeguarding quality and review team

The Safeguarding Quality and Review team have both child protection (CP) chairs and Independent reviewing officers (IRO’s).

Our CP chairs facilitate CP conferences to support families and professionals to discuss and understand the concerns and the impact on the children, and to recognise and build on the strengths of the family.

Dependant on the outcome, they will co-produce a purposeful and meaningful Child Protection or Child in Need Plan, with a clear focus on securing positive outcomes for the children.

Our IRO’s are the champions of ‘our children’ in Blackpool who oversee and review the plans through our children’s reviews, and quality assure the plan and support between meetings.