Used effectively partnership agreements and written undertakings can provide clarity and direction in managing a risk or concern relating to a child. However, learning from recent Serious Case Reviews (now known as Child Safeguarding Practice Reviews) has highlighted that, if not used effectively, they fail to provide sufficient protection to the child subject of the agreement. The following guidance outlines how to use partnership agreements and written undertakings effectively.
*Please note this guidance is currently under review
Professionals should use the following template when drafting a partnership agreement
Professionals should use the following template when drafting a written undertaking