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

Date & Time:

Wednesday 11 March 2020 (09:30 - 12:30)


Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage, Robertson House, Six Hills Way, Stevenage SG1 2FQ


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:

Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage, Robertson House, Six Hills Way, Stevenage SG1 2FQ

(01438 845114)


Hertfordshire Development Centre Car Parking Directions and Permit

HDC now has a dedicated parking area at the Stevenage Campus, accessible via Caxton Way with separate disabled parking at the front of Robertson House and Farnham House receptions.


The entrance to HDC’s car park is on Caxton Way between the rear entrance for Farnham House and the Recycling Centre. There is no direct postcode that will bring you to the car park entrance; your nearest option is to follow the main Robertson House postcode SG1 2FQ or you can use "aside.ladder.jars" what3words app (human friendly coordinate location app). Please do not park in Abel Smith House car park as you will be fined.

We would like to encourage you to consider public transport. Stevenage has excellent rail and bus links and extensive cycling/walking routes. Please contact HDC for advice.

Parking is not guaranteed so should the new car park be full you will need to find alternative parking. Public pay-and-display car parks are available in and around the town centre. Please note that the old Bessemer Drive car park is no longer available to HDC for parking.

Hertfordshire Development Centre Car Parking Permit.

If you use the delegates car park, this permit MUST be displayed in your vehicle. Failure to properly display this permit may result in a fine. Misuse of the car park by anyone who is not visiting the HDC will be fined.