Neglect Research and resources
Below is a selection of our child protection research, leaflets, guidance, evaluations and safeguarding resources on neglect.
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Find practice resources on neglect in our library
Our library is the UK's largest collection of child protection publications. Browse a list of practice resources and reports to help professionals tackle child neglect.
Find research on neglect in our library
Browse reseach articles, reports and publications on child neglect in the UK's only library dedicated to child protection.
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Legislation, policy and guidance
Details of legislation, policy and guidance about child neglect in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
Facts and statistics about neglect
Child neglect is the most common form of child abuse, but it isn't always easy to identify.
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