Downloadable documents

For full child protection procedures please visit the South West Child Protection Procedures site here. Please also see our Thresholds for Safeguarding practice guidance – including what to do if you suspect abuse and/or neglect.

To download a document please go to the relevant section below.

Please select the document you would like to download from the list below:

Responding to bruising in non mobile babies and children

Multi-agency guidance – responding to bruising and injuries in non-mobile babies and children 

Supplementary Guidance for Health, MASH and Social Care Professionals only and should be read alongside the multi-agency protocol.

Leaflet for parents – this is for any professional to use to help explain what will happen if a bruise or injury is noticed.


Allegations Management Policy

Case Resolution Protocol

Child Protection and Sexual Exploitation Process

Discharge Planning Protocol: Discharge of Children and Young People from Acute Hospital Settings

Keeping Children Safe in Education – September 2020

Local Authority Guidance for Schools: Code of Conduct (for safer working practice)  

Minimum Expectations for Privately Employed Nurses

Wiltshire Model CP policy Sept 2019

Model School Staff Behaviours Policy

Pre-Birth Protocol to Safeguarding unborn babies

Safeguarding unborns and under 1s

Social Networking Policy

Single Assessment Protocol

Supervision Principles

Safer Recruitment Principles

Swindon and Wiltshire Missing from Home and Care Protocol

Unexpected Child Death Contact List

Thresholds for Safeguarding

Wiltshire and Swindon Joint Agency Response (JAR) and Child Death Protocol for Unexpected Deaths

Wiltshire Harmful Sexual Behaviour Protocol

Wiltshire Early Help Strategy

Wiltshire Children’s Trust and WSCB Neglect Strategy 2015-18