Folder Safeguarding

Adult Safeguarding

If you wish to make and adult safeguarding referral please refer to the Telford and Wrekin Council website.

If you wish to have a professional discussion please contact Family Connect on 01952 385385.

Adult safeguarding practice questions


As a commissioning organisation Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group fully recognises its statutory responsibilities in relation to Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.  This documents gives a brief overview of the Act.
The Law Society (2015) Deprivation of liberty: a practical guide. 9 April 2015. 



This guidance is specifically aimed at members and partners of local panels involved in the Channel process. The list of partners of local panels subject to the provision can be found in Schedule 7 of the CT&S Act (also replicated in within Annex B of this guidance). The Channel Police Practitioner and the Local Authority Chair are key participants in the Channel process; developing a strong working relationship between partners is vital to the success of Channel.

“The threat from online radicalisation is an increasing and significant area of work for Prevent. The Prevent Tragedies website alongside our broader Prevent online radicalisation strategy has an important role to play in helping us address the challenges we face.

The site has been developed in collaboration with NCTPHQ Strategic Communications to compliment our Syria campaign activity and is designed to provide a portal for Prevent publicity and engagement materials developed for the public by police and key partners.

The Prevent Tragedies website forms part of a wider strategy to the online threat and has the ability to play a crucial role in helping us and our partners provide communities with information, help and support about radicalisation in a way that is easily accessible.

Included on the site are useful contacts, resources, tweets, latest news and questionnaires and a link to report inappropriate material.  It has the functionality to be used locally to support your regional initiatives.

The website is intentionally not branded as a police resource to encourage its use by partners as well as police. “


Domestic Abuse
Domestic Abuse can affect anyone regardless of race, ethnic or religious background, class, sexuality, disability or lifestyle. If you have been affected by Domestic Abuse you are not alone. This document has been produced to give you information about the agencies
that may be able to help you. Agencies in Telford and Wrekin are committed to working together to help those who are or have experienced Domestic Abuse. Local and national numbers have been included in the directory to provide you with as much help as possible.

Children Safeguarding

Child Death Overview Panel  

Since 1st April 2008, Local Safeguarding Children Boards (LSCB) have had a statutory responsibility to review all deaths of children from birth (excluding still born babies and planned terminations) up to 18 years, who are normally resident in their area. The duties of the LSCB regarding these processes are set out in Chapter 5 of Working Together to Safeguard Children (HM Government 2018).

The joint Shropshire / Telford & Wrekin Child Death Overview Panel (including representatives from Social Care, Health, Police, Public Health and local Children’s Hospice) continues to monitor and review all child deaths on behalf of both LSCBs. Reviewing child deaths includes collecting information about the circumstances of the child’s death and family background, with the overall purpose to understand how and why children die, make recommendations to protect other children and to prevent future deaths. In the West Mercia area there will be two CDOPs (Shropshire/Telford and Wrekin and Herefordshire/Worcestershire) with a wider West Mercia approach to thematic discussions to consider learning from the independent reviews undertaken.

For sudden and unexpected deaths a co-ordinated, multi-agency Rapid Response is initiated to ensure safeguarding and public health issues are considered.

pdf Child Death Plan (537 KB)

The two Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Accountable Officers and Chief Executive/ Managing Directors of the Local Authorities (LA) are as follows:

David Stout, Accountable Officer, Shropshire CCG; Clive Wright, Chief Executive/Managing Director, Shropshire LA

David Evans, Accountable Officer, Telford and Wrekin CCG; Richard Partington, Chief Executive/ Managing Director, Telford and Wrekin LA

Child Death Overview Panel (CDOP) Team Contact Details

Dr Sam Postings, Associate Specialist Paediatrician and Lead Doctor for The Child Death Overview Panel and Named Doctor for Safeguarding, Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust, The Stepping Stones Centre, Brunel Road, Malinslee, Telford, TF3 2BF - Tel : 01952 567300 (Stepping Stones Reception) - Email : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Bea Jones - Nurse Specialist Child Death Reviews, Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust, Halesfield 6, Telford, TF7 4BF- Tel : 01952 580312 - Mobile : 07826 901962 - Email : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sam Wheatley, Child Death Overview Panel Administrator and Secretary to Named Nurse and Nurse Specialist, Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust, Halesfield 6, Telford, TF7 4BF - Tel: 01952 580387 - Email : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


pdf CSE Pocket Guide (97 KB)

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse IICSA, Justice Lowell Goddard


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