Safeguarding and protecting individuals from abuse

What should you do if a child or vulnerable adult discloses information that raises concerns about their personal safety or if they disclose that they are being abused?
Follow the setting's safeguarding policies
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As a professional or volunteer what should you do if someone discloses this information to you?
Listen carefully+avoid asking questions, let the service user tell their story in their own way+in their own words
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As a professional what will you have to explain to the service user?
That the information they are disclosing will have to be shared with someone more senior, so you can't promise to keep it a secret
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What do all care settings have?
A designated safeguarding officer who will take responsibility for investigating the claim or accusation.
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What will the safeguarding officer ask the professional to do?
Provide a written record of what they have been told by the service user
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Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

As a professional or volunteer what should you do if someone discloses this information to you?

Back

Listen carefully+avoid asking questions, let the service user tell their story in their own way+in their own words

Card 3

Front

As a professional what will you have to explain to the service user?

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

What do all care settings have?

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

What will the safeguarding officer ask the professional to do?

Back

Preview of the front of card 5

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