What details must be included in a safeguarding report?

A summary of safeguarding concerns. This could include information on the total number of concerns, the forms of harm identified, the proportion of concerns within the organisations direct activity or which it identified within the community and the number of referrals passed to safeguarding authorities.

What should be included in safeguarding records?

You should include details of the information you shared, who you shared it with and why. You should also include whether consent was given and, if so, who gave it. If you share confidential information with or without consent, you must record the reasons for your decision.

What should you consider when documenting safeguarding concerns?

share information that is necessary, proportionate, relevant, accurate, timely and secure Document what information has been shared and with whom. If sharing without consent, document what the justification was for this.

What are the 5 R’s of safeguarding?

All staff have a responsibility to follow the 5 R’s (Recognise, Respond, Report, Record & Refer) whilst engaged on PTP’s business, and must immediately report any concerns about learners welfare to a Designated Officer.

Can I see my safeguarding record?

An adult can request to see information held upon them under the Data Protection Act. They may be provided with information regarding themselves only – all other information will be removed.

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What are the six principles of safeguarding?

What are the six principles of safeguarding?

  • Empowerment. People being supported and encouraged to make their own decisions and informed consent.
  • Prevention. It is better to take action before harm occurs.
  • Proportionality. The least intrusive response appropriate to the risk presented.
  • Protection. …
  • Partnership. …
  • Accountability.

What is a safeguarding incident?

Safeguarding incidents are specifically those where: firstly the incident intentionally or unintentionally causes harm, or risk of harm, to staff, associates or members of the community – children or adults; and secondly harm is caused by the organisation’s staff, programmes, or operations.

What happens if a safeguarding is raised against you?

Where the allegation leads to the involvement of children’s social care and/or the police, the LADO will canvass their views on suspension and let your employer know. However, only your employer has the power to suspend you and they cannot be required to do so by a local authority or police.

What is whistleblowing in safeguarding?

Whistleblowing is when someone raises a concern about a dangerous or illegal activity or any wrongdoing within their organisation. Raising a concern is known as “blowing the whistle” and is a vital process for identifing risks to people’s safety.