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Neglect: guidance and support strategies

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Last updated on 27 February 2018
School types: All · School phases: All
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Neglect is 1 of the 4 types of abuse set out in the DfE's safeguarding guidance, Keeping Children Safe in Education. We explain what to do if you spot signs of neglect, and what you can put in place to help families as soon as a problem arises.

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Contents

  1. 1 What to do if you spot signs of neglect
  2. 2 Signs of neglect
  3. 3 Working with families: guidance
  4. 4 Working with pupils: more from The Key
  5. 5 Further resources

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