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Becoming a Wandsworth Childminder - Childminder Briefing Sessions

Thinking of becoming Wandsworth childminder? You need to attend two free Childminder briefing sessions. At these sessions you can find out more about childminding and start the registration process. The latest set of dates can be found below. Childminders are self-employed and must be registered with Ofsted if they look after children…

Childminding Team

The childminding service offers support and advice to all potential and registered childminders. For persons interested in registering as a childminder with Ofsted, we deliver the childminder briefing sessions on a monthly basis. We deliver the training required for Ofsted registration. Briefing session dates and…

FGM complications

Immediate and short term complications Severe pain during the procedure and healing Shock can be caused by pain and/or haemorrhage Excessive bleeding (haemorrhage) and septic shock have been documented Difficulty in passing urine, and also passing of faeces, can occur due to swelling, oedema and…

FGM Downloads and Updates

FGM Downloads and updates The Wandsworth FGM Guidelines and Wandsworth FGM Strategy are no longer in use and are now archived. Please download the following document for further information: Wandsworth FGM Updates May 2016  All FGM Pathways have also been replaced with a single document.…

Forced Marriage Guidance and FMPOs

Most forced marriages take place abroad. If you are travelling overseas and worried that you may be forced into a marriage, before you leave: Give a photocopy of your passport, travel plans, details of where you’re staying, your parents’ details and a photograph of yourself…

Forced Marriage Myth Buster

If I tell someone, my parents will be told Absolutely not! Nobody will tell your parents anything that will put you in harms way. If I ask for help, my parents will go to jail This isn’t true; there are many ways that you could…

Guidance for professionals - domestic violence or abuse / forced marriage

This guidance is for professionals who come into contact with people who have experienced violence or abuse. Other documents include: First Response - guidance for professionals Multi-agency practice guidelines: Handling cases of Forced Marriage Forced Marriage Protection Orders The Right to Choose: Multi-agency statutory guidance…

Information for dads

Support in Wandsworth for Dads, granddads and all other male carers Dads, granddads and all other male carers have a key role to play in supporting their child’s development. To help men gain confidence in themselves, there are a range of parenting groups and services…

LADO (Local Authority Designated Officer)

A guide to managing allegations against staff and volunteers working with children. Every Local Authority has a statutory responsibility to have a Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) who is responsible for co-ordinating the response to concerns that a member of staff or volunteer who works with children may have…

The Law on FGM

National Policy documents for professionals Working Together to Safeguard Children (2013) Multi-Agency Practice Guidelines: Female Genital Mutilation (2011) Royal College of Nursing Female genital mutilation (2006) Safeguarding Children and Young People: A Toolkit for General Practice (2011) Female Genital Mutilation and its Management (2009) Female…