Serious Case Reviews
When a child dies, and abuse or neglect are known or suspected to be a factor in the death, local organisations should consider immediately whether there are other children at risk of harm who require safeguarding.
When a child dies in such circumstances the Sandwell SCB always conducts a Serious Case Review into the involvement with the child and family of organisations and professionals to
Establish whether there are lessons to be learned from the case about the way professionals and agencies work together to safeguard and promote the welfare of children
Identify clearly what those lessons are, how they will be acted upon, and what is expected to change as a result
Improve inter-agency working to better safeguard and promote the welfare of children.
To see more detail about how Serious Case Reviews are conducted in Sandwell, please go to our:
At the end of each Serious Case Review, a full ‘Overview Report’ is completed, together with an Executive Summary.
Executive Summaries published since 2006 are provided below – to access earlier Executive Summaries, please Contact Us.
|Name of Summary||Date of Publication|
|Press Statement: DSCB/SSCB Child C||April 2013|
|Executive Summary: DSCB/SSCB Child C||April 2013|
|Overview Report: DSCB/SSCB Child C||April 2013|
|Executive Summary: Child AS||October 2011|
|Executive Summary: Child CS||July 2011|
|Executive Summary: Child DS||November 2010|
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