Vulnerable Groups

Children with Need

Children with Vulnerabilities or Safeguarding Issues Wakefield has adopted the Common Assessment Framework (CAF) when assessing children who may have a vulnerability or safeguarding need. It is an inter-agency model which aims to provide children, young people and their families with the most appropriate services to safeguard children and to promote well-being. The CAF is … Continue reading "Children with Need"


Child Sexual Exploitation Headlines CSE is defined as exploitive situations and relationships, where a young person receives something as a result of them performing, and/or others performing on them, sexual activities. CSE can affect any child; the majority of victims are girls, but boys are also sexually exploited. Research suggests that between 5 to 16% … Continue reading "Exploitation"


A carer is someone who provides unpaid help and support to a relative, friend or neighbour, who could not manage without that help due to frailty, long term illness, disability or addiction. A young carer is an individual under the age of 18 whose life is in some way restricted because of the need to … Continue reading "Carers"

DRAFT Special Educational Needs and Learning Disability (SEND)

This page is currently under construction Any content is draft and is subject to change Headlines xxxxxxxx xxxxxxxx xxxxxxxx xxxxxxx The Population Insert something on age (0-25) and responsibility e.g. LA resident or school Statutory guidance for organisations that work with and provide support to children and young people who have special educational needs or … Continue reading "DRAFT Special Educational Needs and Learning Disability (SEND)"