Capital & Coast District Health Board is committed to the prevention, early identification and effective intervention of child abuse and neglect. 

This policy provides all CCDHB staff with the framework for identification, assessment and effective response to child abuse and neglect (including actual, suspected or potential abuse or neglect). While variations in actual practice between service areas is expected, all practice relating to the identification, support, risk assessment, management and referral processes for victims of child abuse and neglect and family violence must be consistent with this policy. 

You can download this policy here.

Last updated 15 March 2023.