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We believe all schools should have a digital safeguarding system in place, irrespective of budget constraints. Impero Back:drop, the UK's only free safeguarding software for schools, provides the core features you need to record and manage any safeguarding concerns, including medical health checks and symptom tracking.

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Impero Back:drop, our always-free, cloud-based safeguarding software, helps streamline intervention and safeguard students across your school. Stored within a safe, central and digital record, Impero Back:drop is designed to simplify the recording and management of safeguarding and health concerns, providing teachers and safeguarding staff with a complete history for each student, highlighting pastoral, child protection, behavioural concerns, or mental health needs, as well as first aid incidents, medical requirements and a log of medicine administration.

Impero has created options within the software to support reporting specifically related to the current outbreak of COVID-19. This update will allow schools to see at a glance whether a student has suspected symptoms, as well as track the health and wellbeing of the student body as a whole, including flagging warning signs of any suspected home abuse or suicide risk while schools are closed.

All schools across the UK are required to report safeguarding concerns and must adhere to statutory responsibilities. Here at Impero, we want to make this as easy and accessible as possible, which is why we’re offering Impero Back:drop for free, forever – no catches, no agenda’s and no bills down the line.

Impero Back:drop is designed to be simple. Accessed via a web-browser, with a self-service set up and intuitive interface, schools can have the system up an running in less than 30 minutes and can begin recording concerns in a safe, central record, with ease. Get started with your free account here or contact us.

Key Features

Whole-school reporting

Review insightful dashboards that report on student risk and wellbeing split down by year group, class and gender across the whole school. This allows schools to identify trends and flag key risk factors before they escalate.

Concern chronology

Access a complete safeguarding history for each student, including pastoral, child protection, behavioural concerns, or mental health needs. All this, alongside a comprehensive health tracker, including first aid incidents, identified symptoms, medical needs and a log of medicine administration. View detailed chronologies, printable reports and share concerns with school staff as appropriate.

Intervention management

Track and manage the follow-up action in relation to all incidents, detailing any meetings or external referrals made. This detailed log helps school review their safeguarding activity.

Alert prioritisation

Easily manage colour-coded alerts, grouped by priority and allocated staff members, for efficient follow-up and effective intervention management across the entire student body.

Document vault

Upload and store any relevant safeguarding documents for an individual student, allocating viewing permissions for appropriate staff members. Storing these documents alongside the concern chronology provides a comprehensive safeguarding audit for each student.

Staff training records

Maintain and evidence staff training, alongside a single, central record covering all statutory requirements including DBS and vetting checks.

The Benefits

Intervene early

Combining a range of information across the whole scope of a student’s wellbeing (from safeguarding and behaviour to health history) provides a complete visual picture and the insight that staff need to contextualise risk early, before things escalate.

Safeguard students

Providing visibility of all factors which influence student safety, including safeguarding concerns and risk indicators, enables schools to effectively track and safeguard concerns easily.

Save time

With all concerns and documents associated to a particular student in a central record, staff members can efficiently find required information related to a specific concern and take the required actions with ease.

Safeguard remotely

Using a browser-based solution, staff can easily and quickly access and record safeguarding concerns in a secure format, anywhere, anytime and on any device, especially useful in situations where schools are closed or inaccessible.

Simplify referrals

Providing school staff with an easy-to-use platform for reporting and recording safeguarding and behavioural concerns, with centralised referral tracking for timely student and family support. All evidence regarding a student’s welfare can be collated and used for referrals to relevant external services where needed.

Go paperless

Logging a digital record of all safeguarding incidents and concerns there is no longer a need for paper records of this nature. Unlike paper-based storage, data is safe and secure, accessible onsite or offsite, as well as protected from loss or physical damage/destruction.

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