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Safeguarding Adults: Everyone’s Responsibility

Voluntary Centre Services offers information resources and a programme of awareness training and support around Safeguarding Adults, specifically for the voluntary and community sector.

The project aims to:

  • Highlight and promote effective safeguarding arrangements to prevent harm and reduce the risk of abuse and neglect
  • Increase awareness of adult safeguarding legislation, procedures and how to recognise signs of abuse
  • Provide information advice and training to ensure preventative activities and intervention are embedded within the third sector
  • Upskill the third sector workforce and ensure that organisations recognise their responsibilities to safeguard adults


The training programme explores these questions:

  • What is ‘adult safeguarding’ and how does it affect each and every one of us?
  • Who are adults at risk?
  • How do I recognise the signs and symptoms of abuse?
  • What can I do if I am concerned that someone is being harmed?
  • What can we all do to reduce the risk of harm?

Free one to one support is also available for community organisations looking to develop or refresh safeguarding procedures.


View our list of available training sessions here. 

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