Practice Guidance

Impact of neglect on the primary school child: five to eleven years

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Introduction

Learning points Explore how the different categories of neglect impacts on the primary school age child. Consider what makes a child in this age group vulnerable to neglect. Contents Introduction Different types of neglect Physical neglect Nutritional neglect Emotional neglect Educational neglect Medical neglect Lack of supervision and guidance Conclusion: The vulnerability of the middle years child References This guide is part of Community Care Inform’s knowledge and practice hub on neglect. Introduction This is […]

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