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Month 1
SAR Received.
SAR Acknowledged by Admin Team on behalf of SAR CG Chair, a Teams site is created and information uploaded.
SAR CG are emailed Appendix 1 and Survey for a decision on whether Appendix 2’s are required.

Month 2
Chair reviews responses from SAR CG and confirms next step.
No further action required, case does not meet SAR criteria.
Referrer and SAR CG are informed of decision and reasoning behind.


Appendix 2’s required.
SAR CG and Referrer informed.
Admin requests Appendix 2’s from identified organisations with a 3 week turnaround.

Month 3
Appendix 2’s uploaded onto Teams as received.
Appendix 2’s shared with SAR CG for a decision on whether this meets the criteria for a SAR.
No further action required as case does not meet SAR criteria.
Referrer and SAR CG informed of decision and reasoning behind


SAR agreed

Month 4
Agree with family & referrer their involvement.
Admin requests IMR’s from all agencies that completed an App 2 (4 week turnaround).

Month 5-8
SAR undertaken using agreed methodology.

Month 9
First draft of overview report and executive summary shared with SAR CG.
Overview report finalised and action plans developed and agreed and then shared with IMR authors and family where appropriate for agreement.

Month 10
Final version approved by TDSAP. SAR published and summary provided for TDSAP annual report.
Action plans continue to be monitored by SAR CG where appropriate and organisational learning embedded.

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