Safeguarding Forms and Assessments

There are a number of forms for used in Derby to help provide the information that is needed so that children, young people and their families receive the right services at the right time. 

Safeguarding forms 

Early Help - these are outlined on the Early Help Assessment page.

Referral to Derby or Derbyshire Children’s Social Care

Made via the online Derby Social Care Online Referral System or Derbyshire Starting Point unless the concerns are urgent.  

Please see Worried About a Child? page for further information

Referral to Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) for allegations against staff, carers and volunteers

Child in Need (CiN)

Child Protection

Information leaflets about Child Protection Conferences have also been developed for children, young people and their parents.



Assessment forms

There are a number of standard assessment documents to help practitioners in their work. These are kept up-to-date on the links below:

Children and young people's participation forms

Consultation Form - My Wishes and Feelings can be used to help a child or young person's express their wishes and feelings.