Torbay Safeguarding Children Board

Local Safeguarding Children Boards (LSCBs) are required to undertake a Serious Case Reviews (SCR) when a child has died or been seriously harmed as a result of abuse or neglect and where there is cause for concern about the way agencies have worked together to safeguard children.

The purpose of a review is to:

  • Establish whether there are lessons to be learned from the case about the way in which local professionals and organisations work together to safeguard and promote the welfare of children;
  • Identify clearly what those lessons are, how they will be acted upon, and what is expected to change as a result; and
  • As a consequence, to improve inter-agency working and better safeguard and promote the welfare of children.

You can browse individual SCRs or look at the findings from previous reports that Ofsted, NSPCC and CareKnowledge have put together by visiting the Serious Case Reviews Knowledge Map.

Visit the NSPCC website to access a list of newly published and historical Serious Case Review reports from other LSCBs.

C42 - Child A died on the 12 July 2013, along with his mother following a fall. The body of Child B was found later that same day at their home address.

Conducted by: Jim Connelly-Webster and Lisa Jennings
Dated: November 2014


Final report for the serious case review following the death of two children.

SCR C42 - Press statement

Press statement regarding the review for C42 dated 1 December 2014.

C40 - a child who died aged 4 weeks

Conducted by: Anne Allen - Independent Consultant
Dated: November 2014


Final report for the serious case review following the death of C40.

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