What do you do if you have a safeguarding concern?
Reporting Safeguarding Concerns: The First Steps
Notify the child or young person that only the people who need to know will be informed. Don’t try to solve the situation yourself or confront anyone. Remember to take all claims seriously. Write up their narrative, giving as much detail as possible.
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 the four R’s in dealing with safeguarding concerns?
The 4 Rs of Safeguarding Children is professional practice for how you can recognise, record, report and refer in the situation of child abuse.
How do you raise a safeguarding concern?
If you think you or someone you know is being abused, or neglected you should tell someone you trust. This could be a friend, a teacher, a family member, a social worker, a doctor or healthcare professional, a police officer or someone else that you trust. Ask them to help you report it.
When should you raise a safeguarding concern?
If you still have concerns about abuse or neglect and it is not possible or within the scope of your role to have a conversation with the adult, then if in doubt continue with the process and raise a safeguarding concern.
Responding to disclosures
- show you care, help them open up: Give your full attention to the child or young person and keep your body language open and encouraging. …
- take your time, slow down: Respect pauses and don’t interrupt the child – let them go at their own pace.
What are the 5 main safeguarding issues?
What are Safeguarding Issues? Examples of safeguarding issues include bullying, radicalisation, sexual exploitation, grooming, allegations against staff, incidents of self-harm, forced marriage, and FGM. These are the main incidents you are likely to come across, however, there may be others.
What are the 5 R’s in 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 are the 3 basic principles for safeguarding information?
Improve understanding of the different roles and responsibilities of safeguarding partners to reduce negative attitudes. Ensure all staff understand the basic principles of confidentiality, data protection, human rights and mental capacity in relation to information-sharing.
What are the 4 areas of safeguarding?
Safeguarding children in education: types and indicators of abuse
- Physical abuse.
- Sexual abuse.
- Emotional abuse.
- Disguised compliance.
- How SCIE can support you and your setting.
What do the 3 C’s stand for in safeguarding?
Three C’s. Jonathan reinforces 3 basic. principles of remaining safe. online: Conduct – Contact –
What do I need to know about safeguarding?
What is safeguarding?
- protecting children from abuse and maltreatment.
- preventing harm to children’s health or development.
- ensuring children grow up with the provision of safe and effective care.
- taking action to enable all children and young people to have the best outcomes.
How do you safeguard someone?
Ensure they can live in safety, free from abuse and neglect. 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 is your responsibility in raising a concern of abuse?
You are responsible for: ➢ supporting any member of staff or volunteer who raised the concern ➢ enabling and supporting relevant staff to play an active part in the adult safeguarding process ➢ ensuring that any staff delivering a service to the adult at risk are kept up to date on a need-to-know basis and do not take …
How can we help others during safeguarding process?
Be there, be respectful, listen & ask questions so they know people care about them and don’t see them as “just another victim”. This may all sound complicated but it’s actually really simple once you get used to doing it.