Most of the issues on the left of the Safeguarding continuum can be dealt with by Partner agencies such as Health, Education, Police, Probation and Voluntary Sector. While, on the right are issues, which can be dealt with by the Social Work and Social Care sector and the police.
The Safeguarding continuum
The word safeguarding has been around a long time but it gained currency with the Every Child Matters policy agenda. It is an umbrella word that brings together two separate but related concepts. Each has its formal structures and processes to help you safeguard children.