The Derby Safeguarding Children Board gathers information to know how well agencies are working together to keep children safe and understand the experiences of children and young people living in Derby.
The Board uses the information it obtains to:
The Board publishes an overview of the information provided by the work of the subgroups on an annual basis and this includes the main tasks identified for the following year.
The Annual Reports are available below:
You can read the executive summary of the annual report below:
Ofsted inspected Derby services for children in need of help and protection, looked after children and care leavers in March 2017 and reviewed the effectiveness of the Derby Safeguarding Children Board. The report was published in June.
Ofsted commented that the DSCB is a highly strategic partnership and are well led.
The full report is available here on the Ofsted website.
The Board has a Governance Document that sets out how it carries out its work, the make up of the Board and subgroups and how it works jointly with the Derbyshire Safeguarding Children Board.
The Governance Document is kept up to date with changes to National Guidance and as a result of developments locally: