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NIMT – Neglect Identification and Measurement Tool

The NIMT aims to help workers across the range of early help and universal services, such as health, education, and early years, to think in more detail about a family where they are concerned a child is experiencing neglect. The tool is based on a Signs of Safety approach and prompts professionals to consider the risks, strengths and protective factors around the family in relation to:

  • the child’s developmental needs
  • parenting capacity
  • family and environmental factors.

If you have a concern about the safety or welfare of a child or children please contact the Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) . Click here for details on how to refer.

Inter-Agency Safeguarding Training:
Information about Inter-Agency Safeguarding training courses can be found on our Training page or on our training calendar.

Below are links to useful and important information for professions.

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