Voluntary agencies: learning from case reviews

Topics: Case reviews Voluntary and community sector

Summary of risk factors and learning for improved practice with voluntary agencies

This briefing focuses on learning from published case reviews that specifically relates to voluntary and community sector organisations.

It highlights the need for organisations to have clear child protection policies and procedures and be clear about their roles and responsibilities around child protection and safeguarding.

Published: September 2019

Related briefings and resources

Voluntary agencies provide a wide range of support to children and their families so staff and volunteers may find useful learning for improving practice throughout our full series of learning from case reviews briefings.

We have also produced a briefing sharing the learning from reports of inquiries and investigations into safeguarding practice within the voluntary and community sector. This includes Charity Commission inquiries.

> See our safeguarding and child protection resources for the voluntary and community sector