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Children's Social Care

Neglect Resource Pack

Neglect: action for better futures – A set of learning resources for teams and individuals

The Neglect: action for better futures event took place in February 2011.  

We want to share the information and learning that were available to participants on the day and at other recent learning events by providing you with this set of resources.  

Have a look at the different resources on your own, take an item to a team meeting for discussion and/ or think about using one of the team activities.    

Item Type Description and Resources
Neglect: action for better futures conference film Film A 10 min film giving key messages surrounding how we can improve our working with cases of neglect.  Based upon a conference held on the 15th Feb 2011.  
Steering a way through neglect cases:  how evidence-informed practice can help PowerPoint Presentation

A presentation by Jane Lewis, Director Research in Practice image - PDF icon (2.64MB - pdf help)

An overview of Learning Disabilities & an historical perspective of the assessment of parents with Learning Disability. PowerPoint Presentation

Two presentations by Dr Sadie Young during her workshop “Working with parents with learning disabilities”.

Learning Disabilities image - PDF icon (209KB - pdf help)
Historical Perspective image - PDF icon (13KB - pdf help)  

Suggested reading & resources Reading Material A list of articles, e-learning, books and guidance packs that are suggested as key sources of further learning by the speakers at recent training events.
Neglect: identifying the four key types Film A 22 minute film summarising a workshop delivered by Patrick Ayre, Senior Lecturer at Bedfordshire University, in which he helps you identify the four key types of neglect.  This film has a password.  Please contact workforcedevelopmentchildrenssocialcare-mailbox@devon.gov.uk
Understanding and assessing neglect. PowerPoint Presentation A PowerPoint presentation from Patrick Ayre to compliment the film outlined above. image - PDF icon (422KB - pdf help)
Case study activity from Patrick Ayre workshop Team Activity Three case studies to support the learning from the Patrick Ayre resources enabling participants to identify the different forms of neglect and discuss next steps. image - PDF icon (13KB - pdf help)  
Neglect: reflect from a child’s perspective Reflective activity This activity image - PDF icon (6KB - pdf help) can be done alone, as part of supervision, in a team or as part of a learning set.  It enables participants to reflect on the impact of our complex systems on the identification of neglect and provides participants with an opportunity to reflect on a case from a child’s perspective.