Useful Links

Union of Welsh Independents

Baptist Union of Wales

Presbyterian Church of Wales

 

 

Disclosure and Barring Service (the new name for the CRB and ISA)

 

NSPCC has a very comprehensive and informative website on all aspects of safeguarding children and sources of support

 

Charity Commission 

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/charity-commission

 Essential Information 

 Charities: how to protect vulnerable groups including children

a charity that works with children should:

•have a child protection policy – a statement explaining how the charity protects children from harm
•put in place child protection processes which give clear, step-by-step guidance if abuse is identified
•carry out the appropriate level of DBS checks on staff, volunteers and trustees (depending on their access to children)
•have policies and procedures to help prevent abuse happening in the first place, such as adult workers not having one-to-one access to young people

 Charity Commission and Safeguarding click here to see important information about your responsibillities as a trustee

 

  

Thiryoneeight ( previously known as Churches Child Protection Advisory Service (CCPAS) - An independent Christian Charity providing proffesional advice, support, training and resources in all areas of safeguarding vulnerable groups and for those affected by abuse.

 

 NSPCC the Underwear rule -simple conversations to keep your child safe from abuse 

 

KEEPING CHILDREN SAFE ON LINE

 For more information about on-line safety or if you are worried about an online situation go to the CEOP website

or the NSPCC

 Safer Internet Day: Young ignore 'social media age limit'  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-35524429

 

 

New Welsh Safeguarding procedures launched in November 2019

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These are the national Wales Safeguarding Procedures. They detail the essential roles and responsibilities for practitioners to ensure that they safeguard children and adults who are at risk of abuse and neglect. 

Who they are for: These procedures are intended to guide safeguarding practice for all those employed in the statutory, third (voluntary) and private sector in health, social care, education, police, justice and other services. They are applicable for all practitioners and managers working in Wales - whether employed by a devolved or non-devolved agency.

What they are for:The Procedures helps practitioners apply the legislation and statutory guidance Social Services and Wellbeing (Wales) A

 

 Childrens Commissioner for Wales 

visit the website here for lots of information on Childrens rights and other research and useful information relating to Children in Wales

There is also an investigation and advice  helpline

 

 The Older People’s Commissioner for Wales

Protects and promotes the rights of older people throughout Wales 

Visit their website for more information on matters affecting older people

They also offer help and support