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Welcome to the Pan-Dorset Safeguarding Children Partnership (SCP) Policies and Procedures Manual

Welcome to this update of the web enabled Pan Dorset Safeguarding Partnership Procedures Manual.

The manual is designed to be an up to date, accessible and helpful guide to all aspects of the work undertaken by the Pan Dorset Safeguarding Partnership. It will be revised at six monthly intervals with the next update being due in January 2025.

Please take the time to get to know the manual. If you have any suggestions for how it can be improved, please contact

As well as the safeguarding children contents as set out below any agency in children’s or adult’s services across BCP and Dorset can also access Adults Safeguarding Procedures here: Safeguarding Adults Procedures (

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