Practice Guidance

Home visits: quick guide

Description_of_image_used_in_neglect_home_visits_quick_guide_child_playing_with_dangerous_objects_in_kitchen Photo: Gary Brigden

Introduction

Key messages Home visits are a crucial aspect of any assessment of child neglect.As a social worker, you need to view the whole house including the condition of the garden/balcony, if there is one. Sometimes a family will invite a professional into one room of the house that is in a good state but the rest […]

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