This document is CSAP’s guidance for addressing and continually improving our approach to safeguarding arrangements for children living in Private Residential Care Provisions and Children’s homes within Lancashire.
The purpose of this guidance document is to support improved information sharing arrangements to support effective safeguarding arrangements for all children placed into private residential care provisions or Childrens homes in Blackburn with Darwen, Blackpool and Lancashire.
The aim of this document is to:
• Set out the standards and expectations Blackburn with Darwen, Blackpool and Lancashire Children Safeguarding Assurance Partnership (CSAP) has of Local Authorities, residential care provisions and children’s home when children in our care are placed in the geographical footprint
• Sets out minimum standards that CSAP has of residential care providers and homes who provide care to children in our care
• Provide contact information for different partner agencies in Blackburn with Darwen, Blackpool and Lancashire