Safeguarding is the action that is taken to promote the welfare of children and protect them from harm.
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.
Details of policies and procedures in place that contribute to our safeguarding commitment can be viewed in our safeguarding policy.
Most children generally enjoy safe and happy childhood experiences within their own family, but unfortunately for some this is not the case. During difficult family times everyone has a responsibility to protect children from future harm. Good child care begins even before a child is born.
If the child is at immediate risk, please call the police on 999
If you have any concerns regarding the welfare of a child, please call 0300 123 6720 or out of hours 0300 123 6722.
If there are immediate safeguarding concerns to the child call 0300 123 6720 or out of hours 0300 123 6722.
If there are no immediate safeguarding concerns to the child inform senior management at the organisation where this person works.