Find out about good practice in safeguarding people who are vulnerable and how to make sure your policy complies with your legal responsibilities.

Every third sector organisation needs to be aware of how to ensure that people who use our services are kept safe from harm. This workshop has been designed to help you understand why your organisation needs a Safeguarding Policy and then to clarify what it should include.

Course Learning Objectives:

  • To understand why an organisation needs a safeguarding policy
  • To refresh the basic legal requirements and references that support a policy
  • To clarify the role of DBS checks
  • An (re-) introduction to the safeguarding self audit tool
  • Explore “quality” elements such as: safeguarding training, confidentiality and information sharing, risk assessment
  • Review the procedures for generic safeguarding

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