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

New review in England investigates babies harmed by fathers and stepfathers

Posted by The Board. Thu 7 Oct 2021

A new report investigating the death or serious harm of 23 babies in England is calling for midwives, health visitors and social workers to provide more support to fathers. The independent Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel in England reviews serious child safeguarding cases – when a child dies or suffers serious harm, and abuse or – Read more..

New Research: Bystander Experiences of Domestic Violence and Abuse during the COVID-19 pandemic

Posted by The Baord. Tue 5 Oct 2021

Violence Prevention Unit have published their latest research on Bystander Experiences of Domestic Violence and Abuse during the COVID-19 Pandemic. This study, delivered in partnership with the University of Exeter, and funded by Public Health Wales, included a survey and interviews with members of the public to better understand the experiences and behaviours of bystanders to domestic – Read more..

Violence Prevention Unit – What Works to Prevent Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (VAWDASV)?

Posted by The Board. Tue 5 Oct 2021

Violence Prevention Unit have published their latest research on What Works to Prevent Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (VAWDASV)? Funded by Welsh Government, this systematic evidence assessment identifies effective primary and secondary prevention interventions for VAWDASV, to inform the adoption of evidence-based policy and practice. VAWDASV is a major public health problem, criminal – Read more..

“Talk to me – hear my voice” – a guide to service user engagement

Posted by The Board. Tue 5 Oct 2021

A guide to service user engagement from Leeds Safeguarding Board with citizen-led practice guidance including top tips for practitioners  “Talk to me – hear my voice” Read the guide here    

New website helps older people being abused to find the information, advice and support they need

Posted by The Board. Tue 8 Jun 2021

The Older People’s Commissioner for Wales has launched a new website to help older people who are being abused, or those at risk, find the information, advice and support they need. Using the new website, older people, as well as their family and friends, can easily search for services and support in their local area that – Read more..

Get Help Stay Safe: Information and support for older people experiencing abuse

Posted by The Board. Wed 5 May 2021

During the past year, we’ve been working with a range of partners as part of the Stopping Abuse Action Group established by the Older People’s Commissioner for Wales. You can find out more about this work here. As part of our work, we have developed a new information leaflet to provide information and support for – Read more..

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