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Updated Procedure regarding Unexplained Injuries to Young Children and Bruise Guide for Parents

Date: Thursday, 01st Jul 2021 | Category: General

Physical injuries in young children may be life threatening or cause permanent neurological
damage. Safeguarding Practice Reviews highlight the fact children under 1-year-old are especially vulnerable. Any suspicious injury in a pre or non-mobile and/or pre or non-verbal child must be  regarded with extreme concern. The Pan Sussex Unexplained Injuries to Young Children procedure has been refreshed and an updated ‘‘Bruise Guide Explained’ for parents created.