SCOPE OF THIS CHAPTER
This chapter links to the operating protocols for the Haringey contact and referral points - the Single Point of Access (SPA) and the Multi-Agency safeguarding Hub (MASH). The MASH describes the five core elements of working and the process, whilst the SPA Protocol identifies the ways of contacting the SPA and the way the process links to MASH and the 'continuum of needs / support', early help etc. It also offers guidance around identifying priorities.
This chapter was introduced into the manual in October 2016.
This chapter was amended in April 2017 to update the Haringey Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub Operating Protocol.