What is safeguarding?
Safeguarding is making sure people are safe from abuse, ill treatment, neglect or exploitation.
Our approach to safeguarding
Mencap have an obligation to keep the people with a learning disability A learning disability is to do with the way someone's brain works. It makes it harder for someone to learn, understand or do things. that we support and work with, safe.
This means ensuring that they maintain choice and control over their lives, and feel safe when they do so, including adults as well as all children and young people aged under 18 years old.
Raising a safeguarding concern
Everyone who has any dealings with Mencap should feel confident in the quality of our support and feel safe at all times.
If you don’t feel this way, please tell us.