Foster Care Forum: Bruising in Non-Mobile Infants

Date & Time:

Wednesday 16 January 2019 (19:00 - 21:00)

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Sutton Civic Offices, G3, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA


Target Group / Level

Foster Carers

Course Overview

Bruising is the commonest presenting feature of physical abuse in children. However, they are very rare amongst babies and children who are not independently mobile. 

Bruises in non-mobile child require seeking immediate medical attention. 

Current local and national guidelines indicate that any bruising, or a mark that might be bruising, in a child of any age who is not independently mobile, that is brought to the attention of professional will require thorough investigations and management to protect his/her health and general wellbeing. 

Dr Arzomand, Community Paediatrician from Queen Mary’s Hospital for Children and Designated Doctor and Medical Adviser for Adoption and Fostering to London Borough of Sutton will be giving a lecture re the above to Foster Carers in Sutton.

Learning Outcomes

In this lecture you will learn about: 
• Facts about bruises in immobile children. 
• Recognition of bruises and non-bruised skin marks 
• How to prevent bruises in babies and infants. 
• What to do when you see bruising in a child in your care. 
• Get answers to your questions that you might have. 

Sector LimitAvailable
AdopterNo Limit
Education - Cognus0
Education - Early Years0
Education - Other0
Education - Schools/Colleges0
Foster CarerNo Limit
LBS Other0
LBS People Adults - Admiral Nurses0
LBS People Adults - Carshalton Locality0
LBS People Adults - Clinical Health0
LBS People Adults - Heads of Service0
LBS People Adults - Hospital Pathway0
LBS People Adults - Learning Disabilities0
LBS People Adults - Other0
LBS People Adults - START0
LBS People Adults - Sutton and Cheam Locality0
LBS People Adults - Transitions0
LBS People Adults - Wallington Locality0
LBS People Children's - Adoption and Permanence0
LBS People Children's - Blue Locality0
LBS People Children's - Children with Disabilities0
LBS People Children's - Court0
LBS People Children's - Director / Assistant Director0
LBS People Children's - Early Help0
LBS People Children's - Fostering0
LBS People Children's - Green Locality0
LBS People Children's - Heads of Service0
LBS People Children's - Leaving Care Team0
LBS People Children's - Looked After Children0
LBS People Children's - MASH0
LBS People Children's - Other0
LBS People Children's - Placements0
LBS People Children's - QA0
LBS People Children's - RAS0
LBS People Children's - Red Locality0
LBS People Children's - Targeted Youth Support0
LBS People Children's - Youth Offending Team0
NHS - Clinical Commissioning Group0
NHS - Community Services0
NHS - Hospital0
NHS - Other0
Private - Domiciliary Care0
Private - Nursing Home0
Private - Other0
Private - Residential Home0
Sutton Housing Partnership0


Booking has now closed for this event.

Further Information:


Dr Mohammed Arzomand, Designated Doctor & Medical Advisor for Adoption and Fostering, LBS Sutton

Venue Details:

Sutton Civic Offices, G3, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA

(020 8770 5000)