Publication - Advice and guidance

National Guidance for Child Protection Committees for Conducting a Significant Case Review

Published: 31 Mar 2015
Directorate:
Children and Families Directorate
Part of:
Communities and third sector
ISBN:
9781785442087

This guidance has been superseded by the 2021 Learning Review guidance, available at https://www.gov.scot/publications/national-guidance-child-protection-committees-undertaking-learning-reviews/.

National Guidance for Child Protection Committees for Conducting a Significant Case Review
Annex 2

Annex 2

Exemplar: Initial case review report

Official-Sensitive-Personal (once completed)

Part A

When asked to do so, agencies/services should complete this initial case review report and send it electronically by e-mail to the CPC lead as soon as possible and in any case within 14 calendar days.

This report should contain information relevant to the agency/service contact/interaction with the subject or person. Each agency/service will submit details of their own involvement with the subject or person.

All initial case review reports received by the CPC lead will be acknowledged.

Date circulated:
Date to be completed:
Date returned to designated officer:
Author:
Service/agency:

Child's name/identifier:

Child's date of birth:

Child's gender:

Name of child's parents/carers:

Parent/carer address if different to child:

Sibling names/DOB/ Gender/Address if different:

Child's home address:

Child's current residence:

Child's current legal status:

Is the child's name currently on the child protection register? YES/NO

Has the child's name previously been on the child protection register? YES/NO

Have any of the child's siblings names been on the child protection register? YES/NO

Education establishment details:

1. Summary of involvement:

2. Background (include relevant issues such as health, disability, cultural, religious, sexual orientation, LAC status & history, CP registration and history, education history):

3. Outline of key issues including:

  • Were there strategies and actions to minimise harm?
  • Was there evidence of Information sharing?
  • Was there recognition and assessment of risk?
  • Was timely and effective action taken?
  • Was there evidence of planning and review?
  • How good was the record keeping?
  • Were legal measures used appropriately?

4. Practice issues

Please identify known good practice as well as any known areas for improvement.

Any particular sensitivities (for example, from the PF or police about cases where there are likely to be disciplinary proceedings):

5. Recommendation

Please highlight any areas which may require further consideration:

Part B - For completion by CPC or mandated sub-group

6. Decisions made and reasons

Case Review No:

Date of review report:

7. Case review group

Options to be considered:

Decisions made:

Reasons:

Date:

8. Child Protection Committee

Date notified of above decision:

Note of discussion by Child Protection Committee:

Decisions made:

Reasons:

Date:

9. Chief officers

Date notified of above decision:

Note of any comments/discussion by chief officers:

Decisions made:

Date:


Contact

Email: ChildProtection@gov.scot