Why are DBS checks so important?
Most people will have heard of DBS checks, and will be at least familiar with the concept, but many still don’t realise quite how important these are. The simple fact is that when you’re bringing someone into an organisation, whether as a full-time employee, contractor, or other type of worker, you’re introducing some uncertainty.
Importance of communication in health and social care
If you’re working in a health or social care environment, good communication skills are incredibly important. To discharge your duties properly and mitigate the risk of a medical mishap, you will need to be able to talk patients through complicated procedures
The importance of Safeguarding Everyone
Safeguarding is often separated into two distinct groups – safeguarding children and safeguarding adults. But if your role involves safeguarding, it is likely that it brings you in touch with more people than just the individuals you may be working with – other adults and children that may also need safeguarding.
Teachers: How to Spot The Signs of Child Abuse and Neglect
Our guide to help support teachers to spot the signs of child abuse and neglect
Examples of Safeguarding
Not sure what safeguarding is or what it means in practice? Read some examples of safeguarding cases and how they might be resolved.
What is the role of safeguarding?
Here in the UK, we have a wide range of laws and associated governing bodies that help ensure that children and other vulnerable people get the care and attention that they need. Safeguarding is one of the largest and most important parts of this, and it’s something that workers need to be aware of in a large number of business types.
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.
Are there really just three key opportunities for learning and development in charities?
In December 2011, the Leadership 20:20 Commission established by the National Council for Voluntary Organisations published a series of recommendations.
Considerations for managing volunteers in your charity
It’s important we define exactly what a volunteer is before we look into how to effectively manage them within your organisation.