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Case reviews

Support for local safeguarding children boards

Local safeguarding children board and reviewers can use the following resources and services to:

  • commission and deliver effective case reviews and serious case reviews.
  • learn from national SCR findings.

Serious Case Review Quality Markers

18 Quality Markers for case reviews and Serious Case Reviews (SCRs). Covering the whole process, the Quality Markers provide a consistent and robust approach to SCRs. They are based on established principles of effective reviews as well as SCR practice expertise, and ethical considerations.

Practice issues from Serious Case Reviews

Learning about difficulties in inter-professional communication and decision-making identified through a collation of SCRs. Includes a map of all issues and 14 detailed briefings. The briefings aim to support self-assessment by presenting why these issues arise, and how they might be addressed.

Learning Together

Learning Together supports learning and improvement in safeguarding adults and children.