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Bury Integrated Safeguarding Partnership

Working together to safeguard adults and children in Bury

Appendix 3: Bury Integrated Safeguarding Partnership Yearly LADO report

Report by Mark Gay (LADO)

Key to sectors used in tables below:

  • Education - Primary, Secondary, Independent and Out of School Care
  • Nursery and childminders - including private nurseries.
  • Residential - Private Children's Homes
  • Foster Carers - includes Independent Foster Carers and, family and friends' carers
  • Children's Services - social workers, educational psychology, support and family workers for the local authority
  • Police - GMP officers
  • Health - including private health care providers
  • Other - including escort services and other support agencies
  • Voluntary - including agencies like scouts
  • Faith - including teachers in religious settings (mosque, church, synagogue etc.)
  • Sports - Any sport related employer or agency who leads for person of potential concern
  • Transport - Escorts for the local authority

Total number of LADO related enquiries were 318 between 1 April 2020 and 31 March 2021.

Distribution of 318 LADO related enquiries
in sector where person works
Sector where
person works
Number of LADO
related enquiries
Education81
Nursery and childminders25
Residential homes22
Children's Services14
Health81
Faith setting7
Fostering38
Voluntary3
Police4
Other30
Sport10
Transport3
Total318

Distribution of 318 LADO related enquiries
in referring sector
Referring sectorNumber of LADO
related enquiries
Education60
Nursery and childminders16
Residential homes18
Children's Services73
Health71
Faith setting3
Fostering22
Voluntary3
Police26
Other19
Sport2
Ofsted3
Transport2
Total318

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Category of 60 LADO referrals going on to investigation
SectorSexualPhysicalConductNeglectEmotionalTotal
Education214--7
Nursery and childminders132--6
Residential homes125--8
Children's Services-12--3
Health111010123
Faith setting2----2
Fostering12-115
Police------
Other4--1-5
Sport--1--1
Total12102412260

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Outcome of 60 LADO investigations 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021
(*) includes cases which are ongoing
SectorNFA
after initial
consideration
SubstantiatedUnsubstantiatedUnfounded*,
false or
malicious
Total
Education-212 (2)7
Sport-1--1
Residential homes-52(1)8
Children's Services1--1 (1)3
Health3674 (3)23
Faith---(2)2
Foster care2-2(1)5
Early years-3126
Voluntary----0
Other12-(2)5
Police----0
Totals719139 (12)60