A summary of the professional summaries or complete overview reports of severe case reviews, significant instance reviews or multi-agency kid training reviews posted in 2020. To locate all published situation ratings search the national repository.
2020 вЂ“ Anonymous вЂ“ Baby L
Severe accidents up to a 3-month-old baby in December 2018. The baby and their older half-sibling had been subject to child protection plans and to a Public Law Outline (PLO) process.Learning: centres around: the effectiveness of pre-birth and post-birth multi-agency assessment, multi-agency case management, inter-agency communication and information sharing; how well practitioners considered the inherent vulnerability of babies to abuse and non-accidental injury, particularly in the context of the trilogy of risk; barriers to recognising and addressing over optimism in parents.Recommendations: include: ensure that pre-birth assessments are completed on time by social workers and include all relevant information, and parentsвЂ™ accounts and views are appropriately tested and triangulated by evidence from other sources; ensure that guidance on injuries to non-mobile babies has been widely disseminated to all front-line practitioners and embedded in practice.Model: uses a Welsh model.Keywords: infants, physical abuse, injuries, information sharing> Read the overview report at the time of the reported injuries