Injuries to non-mobile babies and children

*Updated Aug 2021 This guidance outlines the initial response expected when non-mobile babies or children present with injuries that might have been caused through abuse or neglect.

The guidance highlights the particular vulnerabilities of non-mobile babies and children, the importance of identifying signs of abuse and neglect and the necessity to act quickly where abuse or neglect is suspected.


This guidance has been updated in August 2021

The guidance can be downloaded as a PDF document using the link below.

pdf icon Injuries to non mobile babies and children update Aug 2021 [326kb]