The Devon Safeguarding Children Board's Ambition: As leaders of the safeguarding system in Devon, our commitment is to make the lives of children safer.

The Devon Safeguarding Children Board (DSCB) is made up of professionals who work in services for children and families including health, education, police, fire and the voluntary sector. Members meet regularly to review safeguarding procedures and protocols throughout Devon.

The DSCB has an overarching ambition for children in Devon to be safer, through;

  • Protection from maltreatment
  • Prevention of impairment to health and/or development
  • Ensuring safe and effective care
  • Ensuring a safe environment

The DSCB aims to provide highly effective community and professional leadership in relation to universal, targeted and specialist safeguarding services and demonstrate high levels or influence across all areas where the safety and well-being of children and young people need to be considered.

The DSCB aim to achieve goals through locality safeguarding forums, quality assurance, audit and complaints, serious case reviews, training and workforce development and tasking and finish group work.

View the DSCB Structure 2016-17 and members and subgroups

South West Peninsula Learning and Improvement Framework

(This is currently under review)