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  • What is child abuse

    There are different types of abuse including:

    Physical Injury, physical neglect, sexual abuse and emotional abuse.

  • What might make you concerned

    Children rarely tell if they are being abused. However, there may be signs which make you concerned and may be an indication of a child being abused or neglected.

  • What to do if you are concerened

    If you are concerned about a child, speak to someone. This might be a Health Visitor, Nursery Staff, Teacher, GP, Social Worker, Police Officer or Children’s Reporter.

What is child abuse

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There are different types of abuse including:

Physical Injury, physical neglect, sexual abuse and emotional abuse.

What might make you concerned

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Children rarely tell if they are being abused. However, there may be signs which make you concerned and may be an indication of a child being abused or neglected.

What to do if you are concerned

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If you are concerned about a child, speak to someone. This might be a Health Visitor, Nursery Staff, Teacher, GP, Social Worker, Police Officer or Children’s Reporter.

Will I need to give my name

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No. However, remaining anonymous may cause difficulties in establishing whether or not a child is at risk of abuse.