Child Protection Register

Child Protection Register

A confidential list maintained within the social services department of each local authority (district) in the UK, of the names of children who are believed to be at risk of significant harm, including physical, emotional, or sexual abuse or neglect. If a registered child moves out of one area, information is passed on to the “receiving” local authority.
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Speaking at a Bridgend County Borough Council meeting, she said: "It's an absolutely Victorian practice in local authorities where an unborn child is put on a child protection register for no other reason than their mother is in care themselves."
Speaking at a Bridgend County Borough Council meeting, she said: "It's an absolutely Victorian practice in local authorities where an unborn child is even put on a child protection register than for no other reason than that their mother is in care themselves.
However, the number of youngsters in care in Renfrewshire has fallen slightly from the previous year, where there were 107 teenagers who had been placed on the Child Protection Register.
According to a report, the two factors are responsible for a high amount of the 159 children on the Child Protection Register.
Charlie Dunn, five, was on the child protection register when he disappeared.
A YOUNGSTER in Merseyside was put on the child protection register for being too fat.
It will include the significant case review process, child protection committees, the Child Protection Register - as well as look at leadership, inspection and the children's hearings system.
However, there are some public health nurses who claim to be acting competently when they have large number of children on the child protection register on their caseload.
The total number of youngsters on the child protection register in Kirklees is 379.
Flintshire Council is preparing for a hike in the number of youngsters on its child protection register as the full impact of the government's welfare benefits reform hits poorer families.
There were 18 foetuses on the child protection register as of March 31, 2010, up from 12 in 2009 and a previous high of 15 in 2006, according to figures released under the Freedom of Information Act.

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