Through monitoring these signs and reviewing them regularly you may identify a safeguarding issue. Indicators to record include changes in physical wellbeing, signs of distress or illness, and noticeable changes such as weight gain or weight loss.
What to do if you identify a safeguarding concern?
Make a report of what you’ve seen and any evidence that would support your claim, including time and date. Do this in line with your educational organisation’s child protection policy. Report what you have seen to a superior or a designated safeguarding lead (DSL) who will then take the issue further if they see fit.
How do you show safeguarding?
see what your views are. assess whether you need protection, support and redress (such as compensation if you have lost money) protect you from the abuse and neglect, taking into account your wishes. make decisions about follow-up action.
When is it a safeguarding issue?
A child or young person safeguarding concern is when they are living in circumstances where there is a significant risk of abuse (physical, sexual, emotional or neglect).
Which is the most accurate description of safeguarding?
Safeguarding is the action that is taken to promote the welfare of children and protect them from harm. Safeguarding means: protecting children from abuse and maltreatment. preventing harm to children’s health or development.
What are the 5 R’s of safeguarding?
All staff have a responsibility to follow the 5 R’s (Recognise, Respond, Report, Record & Refer) whilst engaged on PTP’s business, and must immediately report any concerns about learners welfare to a Designated Officer.
What is skills for safeguarding?
The ability to communicate with the children and young people in your care about their needs and well-being lays at the core of safeguarding. Therefore, safeguarding training has a serious focus on the different ways in which staff can talk to children and young people about abuse and neglect.
What is effective safeguarding?
This means: protecting children from maltreatment. preventing impairment of children’s health or development. ensuring children enjoy the provision of safe and effective care. taking action to enable all children to have the best chances.
How do you safeguard someone?
When safeguarding a vulnerable adult you:
Empower them by encouraging them to make their own decisions and provide informed consent. Prevent the risk of abuse or neglect, and stop it from occurring. Promote their well-being and take their views, wishes, feelings and beliefs into account.
What are the 6 principles of safeguarding?
What are the six principles of safeguarding?
- Empowerment. People being supported and encouraged to make their own decisions and informed consent.
- Prevention. It is better to take action before harm occurs.
- Proportionality. The least intrusive response appropriate to the risk presented.
- Protection. …
- Partnership. …
What happens if a safeguarding is raised against you?
Where the allegation leads to the involvement of children’s social care and/or the police, the LADO will canvass their views on suspension and let your employer know. However, only your employer has the power to suspend you and they cannot be required to do so by a local authority or police.
What is a safeguarding incident?
Safeguarding incidents are specifically those where: firstly the incident intentionally or unintentionally causes harm, or risk of harm, to staff, associates or members of the community – children or adults; and secondly harm is caused by the organisation’s staff, programmes, or operations.