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Safeguarding

We all share responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk.

Safeguarding is a vital part of our work, so much so that it is part of everyone's contract of employment. In this section you can find out more about our policies and procedures and get information and guidance on how to report or respond to incidents. You can also access all our safeguarding forms.

Policies

  • Safeguarding children services

    Information for all children’s services employees, foster carer's and adoptive carer's about your role, responsibility and expectations to ensure that children are protected from harm.

  • Safeguarding corporate policy

    The must do’s for all non-children’s services employees and volunteers to ensure children and adults at risk are protected from harm.

  • Safeguarding adults at risk

    How children’s services and corporate departments employees and volunteers respond to any safeguarding concerns regarding adults at risk.

Forms and reporting 

  • Serious incidents form

    When to use the serious safeguarding incident form

  • Allegations

    Guidelines and form to responding to safeguarding allegations. 

  • Death of a service user

    How to report the death of a service user.

  • Notification reporting - external 

    How to notify when an external safeguarding review has been started.

Contact information

Contact information