Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hubs

Anne Cleves made this Freedom of Information request to London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Council

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The request was successful.

Dear Barking and Dagenham Borough Council,

Can you please provide the following information:

• Do you have a Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)?
• If yes, does that cover Adults or Children’s Service or both?
• What agencies are part of your Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub?
• Do you use a software system to manage their Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub and if so what is it?
• Can you provide contact details of their MASH Practice Manager?

Yours faithfully,

Anne Cleves

Veronica Finn,

Information request
Our reference: 1234533

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Dear Sir/Madam
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000
 
Thank you for your request for information that was received on 29 April
2016.
 
We are dealing with your request under the Freedom of Information Act
2000 and we aim to send a response by 26 May 2016.
  
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Yours faithfully
 
 
Veronica Finn
Children's Services Complaints and Information Officer
Children's Services
020 8227 2405
[email address]
 
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Veronica Finn,

Information request
Our reference: 1234533

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Dear Sir/Madam

I can confirm that the information requested is held by The London Borough
Of Barking & Dagenham. I have detailed below the information that is being
released to you. 

* Do you have a Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)? 

Yes.

* If yes, does that cover Adults or Children's Service or both? 

No. It covers only Children services.

* What agencies are part of your Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub? 

In-house - Education/T2, Victim Support, Drug and Alcohol (CRI),
Probation, Adult Mental Health, Health Advisors (Health Visitors).
Links with YOS and Housing

* Do you use a software system to manage their Multi-Agency Safeguarding
Hub and if so what is it? 

No. Existing IT system is being used

* Can you provide contact details of their MASH Practice Manager? 

Karin Baerselman, 0208 227 3811

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Cheshire SK9 5AF.
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I will now close your request as of this date.

Yours faithfully
 
 
Veronica Finn
Children's Services Complaints and Information Officer
Children's Services
020 8227 2405
[email address]
 
NOTE: Please do not edit the subject line when replying to this email.