All charities need a safeguarding policy that is up-to-date, reflects new legislation and deals with concerns effectively and sensitively. That’s why the Safeguarding Adults in Charities conference is back – to assist charities get to grips with the most recent guidance and to instil best-practice into organisations.
- Understand your obligation under current legislation: stay up-to-date with our complete legislation round-up, so that you know what your obligations are
- Take a multi-agency approach to safeguarding: the best approach to working with other organisations and charities
- Write practical policies and procedures: make sure that you know what you need to have in place, identify current gaps and the best methods of effectively communicating your policies internally
- Respond appropriately to concerns and allegations: your step-by-step guide to handling all types of safeguarding concerns both internally and with external agencies
- Get to grips with your duties for safe recruitment and staff training: ensuring that your recruitment practices are safe and that you are able to correctly train staff.
- Registration and refreshments
- Chairperson’s introduction
Legislation and guidance update: what’s new?
- Complete legislation round-up
- What are our obligations?
- What does the future hold?
- Keeping up-to-date
- Refreshment break and networking
Taking a multi-agency approach to safeguarding
- Guidance on multi-agency working
- Where can you find support?
- When and with who to share information?
- Finding support from other organisations and charities
Safer recruitment and staff training
- Best practice for safer recruitment, including volunteers
- Vetting and barring
- What training do you need to provide?
- Training staff to identify concerns
- How to most effectively deliver training
- Creating and embedding a culture committed to safeguarding
- Lunch and networking
Writing practical policies and procedures
- What do we need to have in place?
- Where to start
- Putting an effective audit process in place
- Policies for dealing with historic allegations
- Communicating your policies internally
- Refreshments and networking
Responding to concerns and allegations
- Understand what steps to take when a concern is raised
- What are your duties?
- Who should you be in contact with
- Safeguarding investigations
- Making challenges
- Close of conference
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