As children grow to adulthood they may require support, particularly if they have received support in childhood. Depending on the services provided, transition support will begin from the age of 14 to 25 years, as they receive adult disability services, Probation Services or Leaving care support.
The Kingston and Richmond Safeguarding Children Partnership is working with local agencies to ensure this transition time is robust and clear to everyone. Please find some of our local information here:
Developing Kingston’s Transition Pathway and Protocol -
presentation from transition event
Below are some national resources in relation to transitions and some examples from other local authorities:
This Serious Case Review was published in October 2017 by Bristol Safeguarding Adults' Board. It is about the tragic murder of a young woman called Melissa. It has learning about transitions between children's and adults' services, especially for children who were looked after.
This is our KRSCP summary: /media/upload/fck/file/BSAB Melissa October 2017 Learning Summary.pdf
You can find the full report here:
Find out more about safeguarding adults in Kingston here: www.kingston.gov.uk/info/200368/help_to_stay_safe/232/adult_safeguarding_–_helping_adults_at_risk
and in Richmond here: http://www.richmond.gov.uk/sab