National Safeguarding Week

Personal safety: National Safeguarding Week

Personal safety: National Safeguarding Week

Working in a support or care setting means you will sometimes come into contact with people who pose a risk through aggression or violence. This could be because of who they are or the circumstances they have at the time. Safeguarding is about protecting you as well...

County lines and cuckooing: Safeguarding Week

County lines and cuckooing: Safeguarding Week

Do you have contact with young or vulnerable service users in the community? If yes, then please keep on reading to learn more about county lines and cuckooing. County lines is the term used for major issues involving drugs, violence, gangs, modern slavery, sexual...

Raising awareness on domestic abuse across Wales

Raising awareness on domestic abuse across Wales

Domestic abuse can affect both men, woman and those living with disabilities at any age, which is why it’s so important for us to be aware of the variety of signs and circumstances that can occur across safeguarding. Many people who’re a victim of abuse can feel...

Recognising domestic abuse: Safeguarding Week

Recognising domestic abuse: Safeguarding Week

Domestic abuse affects both men and women and those living with disabilities. This year the latest British crime survey report revealed that 30% of women, 50% of disabled women and 16.3% of men will experience domestic abuse in their lifetime. For older women the most...

Introduction to National Safeguarding Week

Introduction to National Safeguarding Week

As an introductory to National Safeguarding Week I wanted to introduce myself, Ruth Price, Chair of Hafod’s Safeguarding Panel, before delving into a series of blogs which will cover various topics including domestic abuse, county lines, information sharing and...