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

Protecting and Safeguarding Older People: Covid-19 Information Pack

Posted by The Board. Fri 5 Jun 2020

We’re working with a range of other organisations to ensure older people are protected and safeguarded during the Covid-19 pandemic. Download our new information pack and find out more about what you need to look out for and where to go for help and support.  #GetHelpStaySafe  #YouAreNotAlone      

We all have a role to play in protecting older people from abuse

Posted by The Board. Tue 12 May 2020

An action group1 working to stop the abuse of older people is urging the public to report any concerns they may have if they fear an older person may be at risk of or is experiencing abuse. Under the current lockdown measures, many of the usual opportunities to identify abuse – through contact with professionals – Read more..

NSPCC offer support during the COVID 19 pandemic

Posted by The Board. Thu 30 Apr 2020

Helping you to support children during the COVID-19 pandemic:  

Guidance recently published by Welsh Government for those working in adult services

Posted by The Board. Wed 29 Apr 2020

Please see guidance recently published by Welsh Government, for those working in adult services, along with contact points: Safeguarding Adults – resources Safeguarding – practitioner handout

Statement from the Older People’s Commissioner for Wales

Posted by The Board. Thu 23 Apr 2020

You’re not alone. We’re here for you and we can help and support you.

Social care workers in Wales to receive card to prove they’re key workers

Posted by The Board. Tue 14 Apr 2020

All social care workers in Wales are to be sent a card that will potentially help them access the benefits available to key workers during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. https://socialcare.wales/service-improvement/information-and-resources-to-guide-you-through-covid-19

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