Child Protection Medical Assessment Pathway
Child Protection Medical Assessment Pathway – a toolkit for practitioners working in Birmingham and Solihull
This toolkit provides guidance for professionals (such as those in education, healthcare, social services and police) who work with children aged 0-18 and have identified worrying marks, bruises or injuries or have concerns about possible safeguarding or child protection.
The toolkit includes:
- step-by-step guidance for professionals to follow
- a simple screening tool graphic to help professionals to quickly recognise concerning bruising on the body
- guidance around what a child protection medical assessment is
- explanations of language and medical terms that may be used in reports.
Download the toolkit here.