SEFTON LSCB Safeguarding Policies and Procedures Online Manual

    3.15 Recording

    Last updated 12/11/2018

    The referrer should keep a written record of:

    • The child's account;
    • Discussions with the parent;
    • Discussions with managers;
    • Information provided to the duty social worker;
    • Decisions taken (clearly timed, dated and signed);
    • Records should be reviewed with regular intervals to ensure that decisions taken are followed through.

    All cases considered through the MASH process must evidence on the child’s record:

    • Discussions with the referrer;
    • Multi Agency Information Sharing records
    • Any other relevant information which was taken into account;
    • Discussions with managers;
    • Decisions taken (clearly timed, dated and signed);
    • Records should be reviewed with regular intervals to ensure that decisions are followed through.