Deaths of Looked After Children

Local authorities are required to submit written notification within 24 hours of any death of a looked after child to the Care Inspectorate.  

Please complete attached form – DLC1

Please note this is separate from the duty of a registered care service to notify us of the death of a service user. These are submitted separately via the registered services eForms

More information about notification and reporting arrangements can be found here.

Please submit all relevant forms/reports through secure email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

The main contact for this work is: 

Karen McCormack, Strategic Inspector 

Mobile: 07833 057105