Safeguarding Adults Week 2021

Safeguarding Adults Week

15 to 21 November 2021

This week is Safeguarding Adults Week (15 to 21 November). It’s a time for organisations to raise awareness of the importance of safeguarding adults and the best practice in safeguarding.

The awareness week aims to enable more organisations and individuals to feel confident in recognising signs of abuse and neglect and recording and reporting safeguarding concerns.

Watch the Ann Craft Trust video to find out more about safeguarding.

Support Safeguarding Adults Week  
You can support Safeguarding Adults Week by:

  • Booking onto an e-learning course.
  • Sharing resources within your organisation.
  • Using the hashtag #SafeguardingAdultsWeek on social media.
  • Learning how to recognise the signs of abuse.

Your role in safeguarding 
Safeguarding is for everyone. It is not just about knowing your role in an employment setting, but also knowing your role as a human being in everyday life to promote safer cultures in the community. See links below for details about safeguarding resources.

NCVO safeguarding resources 
NCVO has a wealth of information about safeguarding and training resources. Read more

Charity Commission guidance for trustees
The Charity Commission has guidance on the safeguarding responsibilities for charities and trustees. Read more

Handling allegations of abuse in your charity
The government’s safeguarding tool can help you handle issues with the right people and agencies.
Read more