What is safeguarding?

Safeguarding means keeping people safe from abuse and neglect.

Organisations that work with children and vulnerable adults, like schools, community venues and day centres have policies in place to protect them and respond to concerns. These are called safeguarding measures.

Find out more about safeguarding by clicking the options below.

How to get the support you need

Phone or email the Learning Disability Helpline, which is our advice and support service, for guidance and information about what support we can offer you.

Or why not take a look at our online community? This is a place for parents and family carers of people with a learning disability to share experiences, advice and support.

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