The Neglect Strategy 2016-18 did not have the impact expected in Rochdale. A number of reasons for this have been suggested which are listed below. We are interested in your views on these suggestions and any other comments which you may have which would assist in the development of the new strategy.
For the following question, please rate on a scale of 1-10, with 1 being not confident and 10 being very confident.

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* 3. Rate your overall confidence in working with Neglect:

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* 4. Do you feel confident about:

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Identifying the signs of neglect?
Identifying the signs of neglect in its early stages?
Working with neglect in an early help context?
Working with neglect in a statutory context?
Offering support to families where neglect is a feature?
Challenging families appropriately about neglect?
Assessing needs and risks in relation to neglect?

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* 5. How confident do you feel about working with neglect at the following ages:

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Infancy (pre-birth-2)
Preschool (2-4)
Primary age (5-11)
Adolescence (12-18)

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* 6. Do you have safeguarding supervision or an opportunity to access support on safeguarding issues?

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* 7. Do you feel supported in working with neglect?

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* 8. What support is available to you in working with neglect?

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* 9. Do you feel you need more support in working with neglect?

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* 10. Do you feel supported in raising concerns about neglected children?

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* 11. What impact on children and families do you feel that YOU HAVE when working with neglect?

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* 12. Any other comments?

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