You can access our Wales and third sector specific resources in our safeguarding community section. There are also many excellent resources available through the internet providing information and guidance on safeguarding.
Please note that we are not responsible for the content of external websites.
Please be aware that websites originating from England do not usually reference the Welsh legislation and context, nor offer documents in Welsh.
Organisations specific to Wales
Children in Wales is the national umbrella organization for those working with children and young people in Wales
The Welsh Government has lots of information about safeguarding children, young people and adults
Improving Social Care in Wales offers a wealth of resources as well as explaining the context for safeguarding in Wales
The Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales encourages the improvement of social care, early years and social services in Wales. This is a recent report on protecting and safeguarding adults in Wales
The Children's Commissioner for Wales support children and young people to access their rights and to speak out if they are not being treated appropriately
The Older People's Commissioner for Wales is an independent voice and champion for older people Across Wales, standing up and speaking out on their behalf
www.gov.uk is the site for all Disclosure and Barring Service guidance
The NSPCC and Safe Network offer support for the voluntary and community sector, but is focused on England. NSPCC materials generally are very useful and informative buy not Wales-specific, so do check the legislation and context.
Safeguarding Ambassador’s Network
We are proposing an informal network - the Safeguarding Ambassador’s Network (SAN) which will connect representatives from CVCs and third sector organisations in Wales that have an interest in safeguarding.
The network aims to promote and develop good practice in safeguarding within the sector.
Our vision is that safeguarding ambassadors will work to share and develop good practice, excellent training materials and delivery methods, based around the All Wales Safeguarding Pack, but for use in the wider context beyond the social care workforce.