Graded Care Profile Lite Bite - A tool to be used when on-going Neglect is of concern

Date & Time:

Friday 13 September 2019 (09:30 - 12:30)


Hemel Hempstead Library, Hemel Hempstead, The Forum, Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 1DN


Stage 2


Non-attendance and late-cancellation charges apply.


Target Audience: appropriate for any professionals working directly with children and their families within the home or other settings (social workers, health visitors, school nurses, community nursery nurses, specialist children’s nurses, children centre workers, schools).


Aim of the Course: Understand the evidence based research behind the development of and use of the Graded Care Profile (GCP) tool kit, introduce the GCP tool kit, develop the skills to use the tool kit, understand the scoring system, consider how a GCP assessment is used in future service and support development for the children and their families.


Attendance Criteria: Basic/Stage 1 Safeguarding Children training should have been undertaken prior to accessing this training.


Learning Outcomes:

  • There will be a better understanding of the GCP tool and how to use it
  • Have an understanding how to adapt the way the GCP is used in regards to a family’s needs/ability to participate
  • Have a better understanding of how to complete the tool kit using multi-agency input
  • The candidate will complete a GCP, the scoring and compile a future action plan to work with the family to reduce the risks/concerns
  • The candidate will have a better understanding of when to step up their concerns using the GCP as additional evidence.



Please see the 'Download Course Materials' link on your training account dashboard where, under the 'Pre-course' section, you will be able to access the pre-reading material for the training session and copies of all the documents necessary for the session.


Please note – It is very important that the pre-course reading is undertaken by all delegates prior to attending the training as it will inform the most important parts of the session.



Booking has now closed for this event.

Further Information:



Rebecca Harlow/Sheila Middleditch

Venue Details:

Hemel Hempstead Library, Hemel Hempstead, The Forum, Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 1DN

(0300 123 4049)


Water Gardens Car Park is closest to The Forum but it no longer provided long stay of 3 hours or more to the public on weekdays. Moor End Car Park is now the closest long stay car park. Click here for council-run car park charges.

Free Car Parking can be accessed via Gadebridge Lane from the Leighton Buzzard Road. Click here for map. It is a 10-15 minutes’ walk across Gadebridge Park to The Forum. Please be aware that there is no street lighting after dark in Gadebridge Park.

Disabled Parking - Click here for a list of disabled parking available locally.

Food and Drink -The Forum’s café in the atrium serves hot and cold drinks and a variety of hot and cold light meals and snacks. Delegates are welcome to use the café to eat their own meals.