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Here you’ll find news and opinions from the National Independent Safeguarding Board Wales.

Responding to child sexual abuse

Posted by The Board. Fri 2 Oct 2020

Responding to child sexual abuse: learning from children’s services in Wales’ report is now live on the CSA Centre website, They have also published a briefing paper setting out the CSA Centre’s recommendations for local and national policy makers and services in light of the report findings.

Leave no-one behind: Action for an age-friendly recovery

Posted by The Board. Wed 19 Aug 2020

The Older People’s Commissioner for Wales has published a new report, Leave no-one behind: Action for an age-friendly recovery The report examines the significant impact that Covid-19 has had on older people throughout Wales, and sets out the action needed across a number of key areas – including social care and health, the economy, and – Read more..

Stop It Now! Wales resources on preventing child sexual abuse

Posted by The Board. Thu 30 Jul 2020

Stop It Now! Wales are running several projects on preventing child sexual abuse. Read more about their work here:           

Keeping safe online half term round up

Posted by The Board. Tue 21 Jul 2020

A round up of online safety news, resources, events and competitions for learners, their parents/carers, education practitioners and governors: https://hwb.gov.wales/zones/online-safety/news/articles/8797a6c6-4ecd-454d-a1ce-9d090d3282c3  

Children’s Commissioner for Wales Report: Coronavirus and Me

Posted by The Board. Tue 7 Jul 2020

On 13th May 2020 the consultation ‘ Coronavirus and Me’ was launched to find out the experiences of children and young people in Wales. Over 23,700 children and young people aged 3-18 shared their views. This initial report contains an overview of results from the consultation:  

Together we’ll keep children and young people safe as we rebuild from Covid-19

Posted by The Board. Tue 7 Jul 2020

The Welsh Government has produced this non-statutory guide to remind practitioners working across agencies of their responsibilities to safeguard children and to support them in responding to concerns about children at risk.      

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