What does Lado stand for?

The Local Authority Officer (LADO) is the person who should be notified when it has been alleged that someone who works with children has: behaved in a way which has harmed or might harm a child. possibly committed a criminal offence against a child.

What is the role of the Lado in safeguarding?

What is the LADO's role? To coordinate the safeguarding and investigative process in response to allegations made against people working with children. To provide advice/guidance to employers or voluntary organisations.

Who is lado in Havering?

The Role of the Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)

Behaved in a way that has harmed a child, or may have harmed a child; Possibly committed a criminal offence against or related to a child; Behaved towards a child or children in a way that indicates s/he is unsuitable to work with children.

What is the role of the Laddo?

What is the LADO? Statutory guidance and procedures state that every Council has a duty to manage allegations and concerns about any person who works with children and young people in their area. This includes Council staff, staff or partner agencies and volunteers.

What should be reported to Lado?

The LADO works within Children's Services and should be alerted to all cases in which it is alleged that a person who works with children has:
  • behaved in a way that has harmed, or may have harmed, a child.
  • possibly committed a criminal offence against children, or related to a child.

Welcome to LADO

When should you report to Lado?

Reporting Allegations/Concerns

Any allegation should be reported immediately to a senior manager within your organisation. The LADO should also be informed within one working day of all allegations that come to an employer's attention or that are made directly to the police.

What are the 4 areas of abuse?

There are four main categories of child abuse: physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse and neglect.

Is there a lado for adults?

The LADO (Local Authority Designated Officer) provides advice and guidance to employers and other individuals/organisations who have concerns relating to an adult who works with children and young people (including volunteers, agency staff and foster carers) or who is in a position of authority and having regular ...

Who is Croydon Lado?

Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)

Included in this group are volunteers, agency staff and foster carers as well as people who are in a position of authority or trust and have regular contact with children, such as religious leaders, political figures or school governors.

What powers does Lado have?

Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)
  • Provide advice and guidance to employers and voluntary organisations.
  • Liaise with the police and other agencies.
  • Monitor the progress of cases to ensure that they are dealt with as quickly as possible consistent with a thorough and fair process.

What does the Lado deal with?

The Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) works within Children's Services and provides advice and guidance to employers, organisations and other individuals who have concerns about the behaviours of an adult who works with children and young people.

What is a lado meeting?

Page 1. LADO Review Joint Evaluation Meeting Agenda. Purpose of Meeting. To discuss the action required when an employee or volunteer who works with children has; •

What does Mash mean in safeguarding?

A Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) is a team which brings together agencies (and their information) in order to identify risks to children at the earliest possible point and respond with the most effective interventions.

What does Pipot mean in safeguarding?

The statutory guidance to the Care Act 2014 requires Safeguarding Adults Boards to establish and agree a framework and process to respond to allegations against anyone who works (either paid or unpaid) with adults with care and support needs.

What is the toxic trio in safeguarding?

The Toxic Trio

The term 'Toxic Trio' has been used to describe the issues of domestic abuse, mental ill-health and substance misuse which have been identified as common features of families where harm to children and adults has occurred.

Which type of abuse is the hardest to detect?

Emotional or psychological abuse

Emotional abuse often coexists with other forms of abuse, and it is the most difficult to identify.

What are the six principles of safeguarding?

What are the six principles of safeguarding?
  • Empowerment. People being supported and encouraged to make their own decisions and informed consent.
  • Prevention. It is better to take action before harm occurs.
  • Proportionality. The least intrusive response appropriate to the risk presented.
  • Protection. ...
  • Partnership. ...
  • Accountability.

What is the most common form of abuse in adults?

The most visible form of abuse by far is physical abuse. The most common forms of this abuse include hitting, slapping, kicking, throwing things, scalding and even suffocation. Much of this abuse goes unnoticed or unreported.

What is the Lado threshold?

Behaved in a way that has harmed a child, or may have harmed a child; • Possibly committed a criminal offence against or related to a child; or • Behaved towards a child or children in a way that indicates they may pose a risk of harm to children. This is referred to as the threshold.

What is lado harm test?

What is the harm test? A person satisfies the harm test if they may harm a child or vulnerable adult or put them at risk of harm. It is something a person may do to cause harm or pose a risk of harm to a child or vulnerable adult.

How do we contact Lado?

To Contact the LADO

What are the four main types of abuse in safeguarding?

The four different main types of child abuse are physical abuse, emotional abuse, neglect, and sexual abuse.

What does CCE stand for in safeguarding?

Children who are trafficked, exploited or coerced into committing crimes are victims in need of safeguarding and support.

What does CSE stand for in safeguarding?

Child sexual exploitation (CSE) is a type of sexual abuse. When a child or young person is exploited they're given things, like gifts, drugs, money, status and affection, in exchange for performing sexual activities.

What is lado in childcare?

The LADO (Local Authority Designated Officer) provides advice and guidance to employers and other individuals/organisations who have concerns relating to an adult who works with children and young people (including volunteers, agency staff and foster carers) or who is in a position of authority and having regular ...

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