Safeguarding is about creating an environment where people are not only safe from harm, abuse and exploitation but also where they have choice, control and information to protect themselves or take risks.
What safeguarding means to me?
Safeguarding is the action that is taken to promote the welfare of children and protect them from harm. Safeguarding means: … preventing harm to children’s health or development. ensuring children grow up with the provision of safe and effective care.
How do you respond to safeguarding?
“Describe a Time You Had to Address a Safeguarding Issue”
You should convey that you would be sensitive and supportive of the student but would always follow protocol and reporting procedures. You might also be asked what you shouldn’t do if a safeguarding issue arose.
What safeguarding means in practice?
Safeguarding means protecting a citizen’s health, wellbeing and human rights; enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect. … Safeguarding children, young people and adults is a collective responsibility. Those most in need of protection include: Children and young people.
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.
Who do safeguarding protects?
Safeguarding is a vital process that protects children and adults from harm, abuse, and neglect. The safety and wellbeing of adults and children is important as they come into contact with the services that schools and workplaces provide.
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 is safeguarding in mental health?
Safeguarding means protecting people’s health, wellbeing and human rights. It’s fundamental to high-quality health and social care and is about keeping everyone safe and taking care of their wellbeing.
What is my role and responsibilities in safeguarding individuals?
It is the responsibility of people who work in Health and Social care to work in a way that will help to prevent abuse. This means providing good quality care and support and putting the individual at the centre of everything, empowering them to have as much control over their lives as possible.
What safeguarding means for adults and children?
Safeguarding refers to the process of protecting children (and adults) to provide safe and effective care. This includes all procedures designed to prevent harm to a child.
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 are examples of safeguarding issues?
Examples of safeguarding issues include suspected abuse, bullying, sexual exploitation, radicalisation, grooming, allegations against staff, forced marriage and female genital mutilation (FGM).
How do you identify safeguarding risks?
Monitoring a person’s emotional and physical wellbeing
Look for any indicators that suggest a person is at risk of harm, such as changes to demeanour or behaviour. Make a point of recording these indicators. Through monitoring these signs and reviewing them regularly you may identify a safeguarding issue.