The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
The Mental Capacity Act (MCA) gained Royal assent in 2005 and has been fully in force since 2007. In 2009, amendments were made to the MCA to include the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (or DoLS), but what are they for?
Safeguarding in the Workplace
Safeguarding is the practice of ensuring that vulnerable people have their health, well-being and rights protected in society. In this article, we’re going to consider what safeguarding means in the workplace - what it covers, and what employees need to do.
Why is e-safety such an important issue?
This article looks at social media as well as other on line services and the importance of appropriate use.
Work and Pension Committee highlights ?inexcusable? support for slavery victims
Failures in the UK?s system for dealing with modern slavery are allowing the inexcusable scenario of victims being reduced to destitution while their abusers walk free.
What is safeguarding?
This article looks at what safeguarding is, When it is used, What constitutes abuse, Ways of safeguardinging, Legislation and Responsibility of employers.
How animal abuse and family violence is linked
This article looks at how animal abuse and family violence is linked.
Toddlers and technology: 4 ways to ensure your child is safe when using the internet
This article gives parent and carers four ideas to keep their children safe online.
Education and immigration: Language barriers and how to deal with them
While the UK prides itself on being a diverse and multicultural country, language barriers can sometimes prevent children from learning and getting the most out of their education. This article looks at how we can deal with these language barriers to impr
Blue Whale challenge: The online craze that could affect vulnerable teens
The Blue Whale challenge is a new online craze that uses social media to encourage vulnerable teenagers to take their lives.