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Nottinghamshire District Councils and Borough - Children and Adults Safeguarding Policy - Contents

May 2017

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This contents list is sub divided into the following sections, each Section contains relevant Chapters/Procedures: (Click on the title to jump to the Section you require):

  1. Introduction
  2. Children and Young People
  3. Adults at Risk
  4. Appendices


1. Introduction

1.1 Forward  
1.2 Definition of Child and Adult at Risk  
1.3 Aims of the Policy and Procedures  
1.4 Scope of Policy and Procedures  


2. Children and Young People

2.1 Underlying Values and Principles  
2.2 Roles and Responsibilities  
2.3 Information Sharing  
2.4 Key Definitions  
2.5 Recognising Abuse: General Considerations Updated
2.6 Pathways to Services  
2.7 The Responsibility to Refer to the Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)  
2.8 Children in Specific Circumstances  
2.9 Managing Allegations/Concerns in Relation to Adults who Work with, Care for or Volunteer with Children  
  See also: Whistleblowing  
2.10 Recruitment and Selection of Potential Employees and Volunteers  
2.11 Promoting Good Practice  
2.12 Induction and Training of Employees and Volunteers  
2.13 Resolving Inter Agency Disagreements (Escalation Procedure)  
2.14 Organisations who use Nottinghamshire District Council and Borough Facilities  
2.15 Photographic and Filming Policy (Including at Organised Events Involving Children)  


3. Adults at Risk

3.1 Aims and Principles of All Adult Safeguarding Updated
3.2 Key Concepts  
3.3 Categories, Signs and Symptoms of Adult Abuse  
3.4 Raising a Concern  
3.5 Referrals Procedure  
3.6 Whistleblowing Updated
3.7 General Considerations for Employees in Safeguarding Adults at Risk  
3.8 Recording  


4. Appendices

4.1 Key Local Contacts  
4.2 Key Regional Contacts (Including Other Organisations)  
4.3 Monitoring and Review  
4.4 References  
4.5 Early Help and Nottinghamshire Children's Social Care (MASH - Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub)  
4.6 Working Together to Safeguard Children  
4.7 Amendments  

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