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Allegations Management

Allegations Management is concerned with allegations of abuse by Professionals and Volunteers working with Children & Young People.

Click the links below to see the process and procedure for managing allegations.

Process Flowchart - internal allegations

Process flowchart - external allegations

Procedures and Guidance

Initial Consideration Form

Referral Form

Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) 

The LADO provides management and oversight of individual cases of allegations of abuse made against those who work with children. .

Their role is to give advice and guidance to employers and voluntary organisations; liaise with the Police and other agencies, and monitor the progress of cases to ensure that they are dealt with as quickly as possible consistent with a thorough and fair process. 

Employer leaflet

Employee leaflet

Parent/carer leaflet

For advice, or to make a referral regarding Allegations Management, please email the Rochdale LADO 

using the Multi-agency Management of Allegations Form

Need more information? 

Click here to book a place on our Allegations Management training 

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