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Threshold of needs (TON) 2022

Guidance to identify strengths, needs and risks for the whole family and suggest next steps

In order to be able to describe in detail, the different levels of children’s needs professionals in statutory and voluntary agencies in Oxfordshire have developed a threshold of need document. The TON is based on the domains and dimensions of the Assessment Framework.

It is intended that the TON be used as a tool to enable agencies to communicate their concerns about children using common language and understanding of the level of concern or risk.

You will find the TON on the Oxfordshire Safeguarding Children’s Board Web pages - threshold-need.pdf (trixonline.co.uk)