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National Adult Safeguarding Week! Day Three

Date: Wednesday, 18th Nov 2020 | Category: General

Ann Craft Trust are running their third annual Adult Safeguarding Week! Each day has a different theme and they have kindly provided a number of free-to-use resources, which are all available on the links below.

Wednesday – Understanding Safeguarding Legislation

A4 fact-sheet. Download here.

An introduction to key safeguarding legislation and initiatives. Read more.

An introduction to the Sexual Offences Act. Read more.

The NHS guide to the Mental Capacity Act. Read more.

Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (video). Watch here.

An introduction to Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS). Read more.

The Disclosure and Barring Service overview. Read more.

The Social Care guide to Care and Support Statutory Guidance. Read more.

A brief introduction to Making Safeguarding Personal. Read more.

Download our safeguarding adults policy and procedures template for your sports club or organisation.

Watch this short video to learn more about safeguarding adults in sport.

Listen to one of ACT’s ‘Safeguarding Matters Podcasts’ featuring discussions including, how to make safeguarding personal and what is the mental capacity act (MCA)?

Test your safeguarding knowledge by completing our safeguarding checklist!

Listen to ACT’s Nicola Dean speaking with Katie and Andrea from the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) about the challenges of designing and implementing safeguarding policies and procedures and their new online “What To Do If You’re Worried” resource.

Listen to ACT’s latest podcast featuring ACT CEO Deborah Kitson and Law student Anna-Maria Poku: ‘Lockdown, Article 8 and The Human Rights Act’ .

For Twitter users, don’t forget to use the hashtag #SafeguardingAdultsWeek