Somerset Safeguarding Children Board
Prior to September 2019 safeguarding responsibilities were managed by the Safeguarding Children Board (SSCB). Archive documentation relating to the SSCB is below, for reference. For details of current partnership arrangements see About Us.
Notes of Meetings
There are a number of important subgroups that carry out and monitor specific areas of the work of the SSCB. These include:
- Quality and Performance Subgroup
- Learning and Improvement Subgroup
- Child Exploitation Subgroup
- Training and Development Subgroup
- Child Death Overview Panel
- Health Advisory Group
- Education Advisory Group
Membership of these groups is multi-agency.
The following annual reports have been published under Independent Chair, Sally Halls. Each annual report provides an assessment of the performance and effectiveness of local services in safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children in Somerset during the year, as well as giving an account of the activities, development and impact of the Board in meeting its statutory responsibilities and playing its part in ensuring that Somerset children are safe, healthy and cared for and have integrated support to meet their needs.