What is Safeguarding in Health and Social care?
Safeguarding is a concept that was introduced several decades ago in the United Kingdom and refers to the collection of measures that ensure groups such as children, young people, and vulnerable adults are protected from abuse, harm and neglect in society.
What are the 6 principles of Safeguarding?
The Care Act 2014 is a piece of government legislation that deals with protecting and safeguarding adults. It’s a broad ranging document that considers both carers and those who require care.
What is Attachment Theory?
Attachment theory explains the importance of social interactions and relationships for human beings. It helps us understand not only the connection between children and parents, but emotional connections throughout our lives.
What is a Safeguarding Audit and Why do you need one?
Safeguarding is a hugely important welfare concern, but how do organisations ensure their policies and processes are fit for purpose?
Safeguarding adults guide: what you need to know
It is important that every organisation working closely with adults has an awareness of safeguarding adults and what this entails.
Keeping children safe in education 2018
The Department for Education recently revised ‘Keeping children safe in education: statutory guidance for schools and colleges’, following a 10-week consultation earlier this year.
Safeguarding in sport
Learning and development in sport, specifically when it comes to safeguarding, has not always been a high training priority throughout many sporting bodies and organisations.
The challenge of training volunteers in essential safeguarding compliance
Organisation that have a responsibility to safeguard children, young people and vulnerable adults needs to implement the appropriate level of training for all volunteers to ensure vulnerable children or adults are safe and all times.
Changes to training and safeguarding in 2018
2018 is a year of planning for Local Safeguarding Children’s Boards.