Reporting Procedures

Responding to Child Protection Suspicions, Concerns, Knowledge or Allegations

Guidance on reporting accidents.

All accidents / incidents involving young people should be recorded using the Accidents/Incidents Form SG-05

Reporting Allegations of Abuse

Guidance on reporting allegations of abuse

Mandated Persons

The Children First Act 2015 places a legal obligation on certain people, many of whom are professionals, to report child protection concerns at or above a defined threshold to Tusla – Child and Family Agency. These mandated persons must also assist Tusla, on request, in its assessment of child protection concerns about children who have been the subject of a mandated report.

Information on Mandated Persons may be accessed here .

Safeguarding Children Referral Form SG-09 



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