Safeguarding
Essential

Safeguarding

What is safeguarding?

Safeguarding means protecting people’s health, wellbeing and human rights, and enabling them to live free from harm (Care Quality Commission website). Those most in need of protection are:

  • children
  • young people
  • adults whose circumstances make them vulnerable
Safeguarding policies
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
What to do if you are concerned

 

This guidance was updated in May 2019.