The frequency of contact with a child/young person by the lead professional should be a minimum of 42 days (6 weeks).
Social Care: a child should be seen within these timescales at home and spoken to.
Other agencies/organisations: contact may take place within these timescales in school, clinic, Children Centre, etc.
Best practice would encourage and promote the child being seen within the home environment.
Children subject to a Child Protection Plan will continue to be visited a minimum of 28 days by the social worker. (See Safeguarding Procedure)