Glossaries

SSCP glossaries

Direct Payments

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Direct payments can be provided following an assessment of need for families to purchase their own support.

MASH

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A multi-agency safeguarding hub (MASH) has been created which works alongside the Emergency Duty Team team. The MASH has allowed …

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One Team

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The ‘One Team’ model of working is based on a collaborative approach to support vulnerable communities through tackling the social …

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Referral

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A referral is defined by the Department for Education as a request for services. This is in respect of a …

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Safe Lives

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A national charity dedicated to ending domestic abuse. For more information – SafeLives.org.uk Previously called Co-ordinated Action Against Domestic Abuse …

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Section 20

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An Accommodated Child is looked after under Section 20 of the Children Act. This is a voluntary arrangement between the …

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Section 47

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See also: Child Protection Plan (CPP) Children’s Social Care has a responsibility to children in need of protection – under …

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Somerset Direct

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Somerset Direct is Somerset Council’s call centre.

Somerset Supporter

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Provide help and support to children and young people aged 0-18 years with severe learning and/or physical difficulties.

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