Serious Case Reviews

If a child is harmed or dies in your care as a result of suspected abuse or neglect then you can find yourself under the spot light of multiple interested parties.

This will include a Local Authority Safeguarding Children Board and Ofsted and providers may find that the police and coroner are also interested.

The primary purpose of a Serious Case Review (“SCR”) is to learn lessons from the situation however, often a finger gets pointed at the professionals who were caring for the child when they died, despite there being multiple party input to that care package.

These processes can be complex, daunting and overwhelming. Ridouts is well placed to advise a provider during a SCR which are often document heavy, detail driven investigations.

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