Fabricated or Induced Illness

What is fabricated or induced illness ?

Fabricated or induced illness (FII) is a rare form of child abuse. It occurs when a parent or carer, usually the child’s biological mother, exaggerated or deliberately causes symptoms of illness in the …

Breast Ironing

What is breast ironing?

Breast Ironing is practiced in some African countries, notably Cameroon. Girls aged between 9 and 15 have hot pestles, stones or other implements rubbed on their developing breast to stop them growing further. In the vast …

Whistleblowing (Video)

In this video, specialist safeguarding consultant, Andrew Hall talks about whistleblowing and how this fits into safeguarding children and young people.

 

 

What is whistleblowing?

The term ‘whistleblowing’ is sometimes confused with the need to report safeguarding or professional …

NEW Ofsted Inspecting Safeguarding Guidance 2016

Published: 23rd August 2016

Ofsted have updated and republished their guidance to inspectors on ‘Inspecting Safeguarding in early years, education and skills’. These changes have been made to reflect the changes to the latest version of ‘Keeping Children Safe in …