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Everyone's Invited Website

Published on Monday, April 12, 2021 by Amy Underwood- Suffolk Safeguarding Partnership

The Suffolk Safeguarding Partnership are aware of the website and associated reports and will respond to all referrals that are made in respect of Suffolk children with urgency and a determination to help. We continue to work closely with partners in the Police Service and Education sector to ensure that safeguarding remains a priority.

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Coronavirus Vaccinations for the Over 70s

Published on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 by Sarah Barnes

People aged 70 or older in England who have not yet had their coronavirus vaccination, but would like to, can now book online using the link below or by calling 119.  They do not need to wait for the NHS to contact them.

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Safeguarding Adults Week- 2020

Published on Monday, November 16, 2020 by Amy Underwood

 This week is Safeguarding Week. Every day this week will cover a different safeguarding theme.

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World Elder Abuse Day 2020

Published on Monday, June 15, 2020 by Amy Underwood

Today is United Nations’ World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2020!

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The Herbert Protocol

Published on Thursday, May 21, 2020 by Amy Underwood

The Herbert Protocol - Refreshed

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The Out of Sight? Vulnerable Young People Report

Published on Thursday, May 21, 2020 by Amy Underwood

The Out of Sight? Vulnerable Young People report highlights the scale of young people’s needs which have increased or been caused by the pandemic, and calls for a clear exit strategy for young people who are likely to be included in the early stages of release from lockdown measures.  The Suffolk Safeguarding Partnership would like to thank Mark Straw from Community PRAXIS for sharing this report with us.

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Covid-19 and early intervention: Evidence, challenges and risks relating to virtual and digital delivery

Published on Thursday, May 21, 2020 by Amy Underwood

The Covid-19 pandemic has created a global public health crisis that is having and will continue to have a profound impact on every area of life. Many services for children and families will face significant disruption, as a wide range of services – such as parenting classes, home visiting programmes, youth work, counselling services and school-based services – have traditionally been delivered face-to-face.

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Keeping Yourself and others 'Safe and Sound’ Conference

Published on Thursday, May 21, 2020 by Amy Underwood

Community Action Suffolk are offering an on-demand safeguarding conference for the Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise Sector (Available from 28 May 2020)

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Volunteering during COVID-19

Published on Friday, May 15, 2020 by Amy Underwood

Community Action Suffolk have produced the links below to help if you are running or thinking of running a group of volunteers during the pandemic. There is also useful Safeguarding advice to support and keep people safe.

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Trading Standards - "The Language of Scams" - how you are persuaded to part with your money

Published on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 by Amy Underwood

This publication shows how criminals use language in subtle and powerful ways to scam people out of money. It highlights how, far from the popular idea of the gullible or vulnerable person ‘falling for’ a scam, the reality is that scammers are highly skilled manipulators of language who use techniques designed to make people feel at ease and disguise any cause for concern.

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Keeping adults safe: How to spot and respond to signs of abuse or neglect

Published on Friday, May 1, 2020 by Sadie Cable

Now more than ever, professionals need to be vigilant in spotting signs of abuse in adults. The landscape around us has changed, and the way in which worrying signs may present themselves may be different, but abuse does not disappear.

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Appendix D – Temporary revised guidance on safeguarding in schools during COVID-19 pandemic

Published on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 by Amy Underwood

Appendix D – Temporary revised guidance on safeguarding in schools during COVID-19 pandemic

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See it, Recognise it, Report it – keeping Suffolk’s residents safe from harm

Published on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 by Anthony Douglas

Today's article in the East Anglian Daily Times features our Independent Chair, Anthony Douglas, giving an update on what the Suffolk Safeguarding Partnership are doing during the Pandemic and how you can do your bit to support the Safeguarding effort in the County.

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Schools guidance on coronavirus (COVID-19)

Published on Monday, April 27, 2020 by Amy Underwood

The Schools team regularly update their guidance on how schools in Suffolk are affected by COVID-19, including closures and the provision for key workers.  There is a really useful section on Safety Measures in Schools, Emotional Wellbeing Information for School Leaders and Pupils, along with advice on Travelling to School during the Pandemic.

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Access to PREVENT Training from Home during COVID-19

Published on Friday, April 24, 2020 by Amy Underwood

There is now access to online counter terrorism training from home. Counter Terrorism officers are making their internationally renowned, online training for the public easier to access from home.  You can access the 45 minute course here: 

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New Safeguarding Children Training Group 2-3 (COVID Interim Measure)

Published on Friday, April 24, 2020 by Amy Underwood

You are now able to book onto the New Safeguarding Children Training Group 2-3 (COVID Interim Measure) via CPD on course code M-ESGC2020

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Safeguarding and remote education during coronavirus (COVID-19)

Published on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 by Amy Underwood

Most children are being educated at home during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, so school leaders and teachers are having to adjust to remote education strategies. While this is happening, it is important that schools continue to follow safeguarding procedures.

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Guidance for NHS & Social Care Staff : Check if a COVID-19 patient has an attorney or deputy

Published on Monday, April 20, 2020 by Amy Underwood

Guidance - NHS and social care staff: check if a COVID-19 patient has an attorney or deputy.

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Emergency MCA DoLs Guidance During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Published on Thursday, April 16, 2020 by Amy Underwood

The Department of Health and Social Care have issued some updated emergency guidance on the use of MCA and DOLS during the pandemic.

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Advice if your child is ill during COVID-19

Published on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 by Amy Underwood

If your child is ill during the Coronavirus Pandemic it is unlikely to be symptoms of the virus but this chart that has been issued by Healthier Together and Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health can help you decide the best course of action to take.

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Safeguarding Video for Volunteers

Published on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 by Amy Underwood

Waltham Forest Council have produced a great video to help support Volunteers and raise their awareness of Safeguarding during the current Coronavirus Pandemic.

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Safeguarding During the Coronavirus

Published on Friday, February 21, 2020 by Amy Underwood

Here at the Suffolk Safeguarding Partnership we are committed to Safeguarding Children, Adults and Young People. Now more than ever you may be feeling anxious and unsure who to turn to if you need support or advice.

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Books Beyond Words

Published on Thursday, February 20, 2020 by Amy Underwood

Today we are promoting the 'Books Beyond Words Website'.

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COVID-19 Suffolk Response

Published on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 by Anthony Douglas

The stress of the lockdown is affecting many individuals and families across Suffolk.

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