Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Adults

Optical Confederation guidance: Guidance on Safeguarding

NHS adult safeguarding best practice guidance booklet.
NHS England have produced a safeguarding app available on Android and iOS called “NHS Safeguarding Guide” created by Antbits Ltd. You can also view the safeguarding app via your browser at: http://www.myguideapps.com/nhs_safeguarding/.

You can view a previous presentation from a CET event we hosted on Safeguarding

Please find many contact details for lots of safeguarding services at http://essex-loc.org/safeguarding-children-vulnerable-adults/

More information about the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty online learning at http://essex-loc.org/safeguarding-children-vulnerable-adults-2/mca/

We have some more information about Safeguarding from a CET event in our clinical reference section.‎

The Royal College of General Practitioners offer extensive resources about safeguarding. Including practice resources at https://www.rcgp.org.uk/clinical-and-research/resources/toolkits/child-safeguarding-toolkit/practice-resources.aspx and adult safeguarding toolkit at https://www.rcgp.org.uk/clinical-and-research/resources/toolkits/adult-safeguarding-toolkit.aspx

GMC Advice
https://www.gmc-uk.org/ethical-guidance/ethical-hub/adult-safeguarding
https://www.gmc-uk.org/ethical-guidance/ethical-guidance-for-doctors/protecting-children-and-young-people