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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

For guidance on coronavirus and the latest information on the situation in Devon, please visit Devon County Council’s coronavirus (COVID-19) advice page. Additionally, refer to NHS Devon for the latest updates about local health services developments.

You can book or manage your coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination appointments via the NHS website.

Policies and procedures

Child Death Review Arrangements

The Child Death Review partners intention is to ensure that families experiencing such a tragedy within the South West peninsula should be met with empathy and compassion.

Case Resolution Protocol and Escalation Procedures

Everyone, including children, adults and practitioners should feel able to challenge decision making and to see this as their right and responsibility to promote children’s safety 1. Introduction 1.1 Effective

Safeguarding Arrangements for Children and Young People in Devon

This document sets out how agencies in Devon will work together in the safeguarding of children and young people in the County.

Exploitation of Children Strategy 2018-2021

The safeguarding of children and young people from the psychological and physical harm caused by exploitation is a priority for the Devon Children and Family Partnership and Safer Devon Partnership.

Positive Behaviour Support Guidance

We are committed to providing learning environments that promote positive behaviour and relationships where children and adults treat each other with care and respect.

Adolescent Safety Framework (Safer Me)

The Adolescent Safety Framework (ASF) is a pioneering approach to managing contextual risk which will support children, young people, families and professionals from across the partnerships. These risks are often

Sufficiency Strategy 2018-2020

This Strategy will ensure we develop sufficient placements to meet the needs of our children and young people in care and disabled children in Devon.

If you are concerned that a child is being abused please call

0345 155 1071

or email mashsecure@devon.gov.uk.

Professionals should complete the MASH contact form.

If it’s an emergency call 999


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