Referral form for Case Review Committee

Please use this form to refer a case for consideration at the Children’s Case Review Committee if you feel it meets the following criteria:

Child Serious Case Review (Chapter 4 Working Together March 2015)

Regulation 5 (2) of the Local Safeguarding Children Boards Regulations 2006 sets out the criteria for when a LSCB is required to undertake a review into a serious case. A serious case is defined as one where:

1. Abuse or neglect of a child is known or suspected;


2. Either — (i) the child has died; or (ii) the child has been seriously harmed and there is cause for concern as to the way in which the authority, their Board partners or other relevant persons have worked together to safeguard the child.