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CAF E-Learning

As part of the Lancashire Improving Futures (LIF) Programme, the Lancashire Common Assessment Framework (CAF) and Continuum of Need (CON) have been developed and refreshed following an OFSTED Safeguarding Inspection in January 2012, which recommended that Lancashire make improvements to these processes.

The launch of the new CAF and CON with associated refreshed processes will go live on 31 October 2013.

A CAF e-learning module has been developed, to give staff foundation and background knowledge to the changes and can be accessed by visiting

We are currently identifying and training sector specific CAF Champions to deliver the 1 day CAF Rollout Training within your organisation which you can only attend once you have passed the CAF e-learning module.

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