21 March 2022 is a historic moment for children and their rights in Wales. From this day on, physically punishing children will be illegal in Wales. To raise awareness of this change in law, Welsh Government are launching the Ending Physical Punishment campaign on Tuesday 21 September, six months before the law comes into force. As – Read more..
Self-Neglect in Adults – a short video with some really useful information and guidance on responding to self-neglect from the London Borough of Lambeth.
The National Independent Safeguarding Board in Wales is pleased to publish a report: Findings from a thematic analysis of Adult Practice Reviews in Wales. You can read the 5 themes and 15 recommendations identified here. Download the Word version here
The NWG NETWORK has recently published a resource, ‘Making Words Matter – Attending to Language when working with children subject to or at risk of Exploitation: A Practice & Knowledge Briefing’. You can read more here:
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Report Harmful Content is a national reporting centre that has been designed to assist everyone in reporting harmful content online. reportharmfulcontent.com
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 Download a Microsoft Word version
CFAB is the UK arm of International Social Services (ISS) a network of professionals and partners in over 120 countries worldwide. They provide help with cross-border cases involving vulnerable children and can provide training. They also have a free advice line 020 7735 8941 or you can email them email@example.com. http://cfab.org.uk/
Basic Checks guidance https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/basic-checks This is the main guidance page for Basic DBS checks. https://www.gov.uk/guidance/rehabilitation-periods This document has a table explaining rehabilitation periods. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dbs-check-eligible-positions-guidance All the leaflets produced are on this page or you can follow the links below for specific guidance: Regulated activity with adults in England Regulated activity with adults in Wales Regulated – Read more..
Recent research led by Professor Amanda Robinson in the School of Social Sciences at Cardiff University (available at http://orca.cf.ac.uk/111010 or you can listen to a podcast below ) involved a thematic review of three different types of death reviews: Domestic Homicide Reviews (DHRs), Mental Health Homicide Reviews (MHHRs) and Adult Practice Reviews (APRs). This was the first study – Read more..
The NSPCC has released figures which show that, in 2017/18, there were 1,298 Childline counselling sessions with children and teenagers related to exam stress, an increase of 15% on the previous year. Figures show that concern was highest in August 2017, with just under a quarter of all counselling sessions related to exam stress happening – Read more..
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The story of IRIS, A life changing project that’s enabled GPs to recognise and refer victims of Domestic Abuse.
13 – 17 November 2017 National Safeguarding week across Wales this year will take place between the 13 – 17 November 2017. Safeguarding Week aims to deliver awareness-raising events for the general public and professionals to reinforce key messages around safeguarding children, young people and adults at risk. Each of the regional boards has developed – Read more..
This powerful video from North Wales police on the consequences of knife crime is a really positive example of engagement with young people.
Jennie Lewis is the mother of a young woman with Downs syndrome. She highlights the critical and long-term role of families in making ordinary lives possible for people with learning disabilities.
I had the pleasure of meeting Frank Mullane, the CEO of Advocacy After Fatal Domestic Abuse (AAFDA), at the Western Bay Regional Safeguarding Board Conference last year. Frank founded AAFDA in memory of his sister Julia Pemberton and her son Will who were both killed by her partner. Frank is a very engaging speaker who demonstrated – Read more..