Child Protection

My responsibility as a childminder is to ensure the safety and welfare of all the children in my care. Every child has the right to be protected and grow up in a caring environment.

If there is any reason to believe a child has suffered abuse, whether this is –

I will be required in accordance with the guidelines of the Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001 to record and monitor any concerns. The welfare of a child is of paramount importance and I will not hesitate to contact the relevant authorities

Social Work Area Team, Coatbridge – 01236 622100
Social Work Area Team, Cumbernauld – 01236 784000
Child and Family Protection Unit – 01698 483095/96
Out-of-hours Social Work – 0800 811505