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Transitional safeguarding

This refers to the transition between childhood and adult life, where the law and support systems can change quite dramatically from when you are considered a child or young person, to when you turn 18 and are considered 'adult'.

Watch this short video to learn more Research in Practice video on transitional safeguarding

NSAB and Norfolk safeguarding Children Partnership (NSCP) have developed guidance on the similarities and differences between child and adult safeguarding, which you can read here:

Child and adult safeguarding guidance


NSAB have also created a 7 minute briefing about transition which you can find here:

 7 minute briefing transitional safeguarding