Responding to and Managing Allegations Against ProfessionalsLast Updated 23/01/2020
The role of the Local Authority Designated Officer - LADO
- It is a statutory role in all Local Authorities
- All LADOs follow the same procedures – (see the London Child Protection Procedures)
- They manage investigations into all concerns about adults working with children both professionals and volunteers
- They liaise with other agencies – Police, Children's services, HR etc.
For more details see the document to the right.