Safeguarding is the action that is taken to promote the welfare of children and protect them from harm. It can happen anywhere, including nursing and care homes, day services, hospitals, people's own homes or public places. Everyone has a right to feel safe, and to live without fear of abuse, neglect or exploitation. Enter your email address Next Next. Communities have a part to play in preventing, detecting and reporting neglect and abuse. The Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub MASH provides triage and multi-agency assessment of safeguarding concerns - in respect of vulnerable adults and children. If you work in the early years sector, it is important you comply to safeguarding measures to ensure the wellbeing of all the children at your setting.
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Sign up for our quarterly safeguarding e-bulletin to get the latest research and training event updates with exclusive early bird offers. Services home Speak out Stay safe Child and family direct services Deliver services in my area Consultancy Information service. As a practitioner or volunteer, you need to be alert to the signs and symptoms of abuse, know how to report safeguarding concerns, and how to escalate your concerns if necessary. Abuse hurts people in many ways: it can cause fear, suffering, injury or even death. Otherwise, report crimes to West Midlands Police by calling
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Abusers can be a: family member friend neighbour a paid carer a health or care professional work colleague What should I do if I suspect abuse? Accessibility Contact Log in. Lives in a care setting. Audience: Both Safeguarding adults Safeguarding children. Asking another professional for help. Meeting CQC standards for a safe service. Everyone who works with children needs to understand how to recognise the signs and symptoms that could indicate a child is being abused, but also how to respond and make child protection referrals.
Keeping Children Safe in Education Think about how these policies and procedures are relevant to your service. Births, deaths and ceremonies Business, economy and consumers Community support Education and learning Jobs, careers and volunteering Land, planning and environment Libraries and archives Social care and health. Everyone working in adult social care, including leaders, managers and front line care workers, needs to understand their own responsibilities for the safety of the people they support, and must have the right skills and knowledge to recognise and respond effectively to potential abuse or neglect. Otherwise, report crimes to West Midlands Police by calling Make sure everyone knows what to do if they suspect someone is being abused or neglected. Research and resources home How safe are our children?