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Safeguarding

This section contains information about the safeguarding of both adults and children.

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Safeguarding

This section contains information about the safeguarding of both adults and children.

Please browse the resources below and if you cannot find what you are looking for, please do submit an enquiry form and we will try to help you.

TitleDescriptionLink
NCVO?s Knowhow advice siteSimple steps that voluntary organisations can take to ensure that they are run in a way that actively prevents beneficiaries, staff and others from suffering harm, harassment, bullying, abuse and neglect.Website
Abuse and what to do about itAn easy to read document about abuse and what to do about it.Contact MVA for a copy
Medway Safeguarding Children BoardA collective resource providing information, advice and guidance to promote and ensure the safety and well being of children in Medway.Website
Kent and Medway Safeguarding Adults BoardThe Kent and Medway Safeguarding Adults Board aims to make sure that member agencies work together to keep vulnerable adults in Kent or Medway safe from abuse or neglect.Website
Criminal exploitation of children and vulnerable adultsGuidance for frontline professionals on dealing with county lines, part of the government's approach to ending gang violence and exploitation.Website
MVA Safeguarding Children Policy
MVA Safeguarding Children Policy that can be used as a template.
Contact MVA for a copy
MVA Safeguarding Adults PolicyMVA Safeguarding Adults Policy that can be used as a template.Contact MVA for a copy
Safeguarding - DBS checksOverview and advice from GOV.UK on DBS checksDBS checks
NSPCC Safeguarding Standards and GuidanceNPSCC document designed to help non-statutory organisations put in place clear safeguarding arrangements for children, young people and young adults up to the age of 25. It includes useful checklists in Appendix B, images of which can be seen below.Safeguarding Standards