% of referrals that are repeat referrals within 12 months

Monitoring

% of referrals that are repeat referrals within 12 months of a previous referral

Following a high initial % at the start of 18/19, at the end of Q2, repeat referrals had decreased to 18.8% from 22.7% at the end of Q1. Shropshire is now again lower than the England and Statistical neighbour averages (Mar 2018)

The 18.8% represents 165 of the 878 children referred to social care between April - September.