The Safeguarding Specialists
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Free Safeguarding Resources and Reference Material

DBS Resources

DBS links, "how to" explanations, references and guidance.


Safeguarding Notebook

Extracts from our Managing Director's notebook. These are only a few of the many genuine cases we help deal with.

Free Training Links Page

All frontline staff now need to be aware of the Prevent Duty under the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015. These are the official free courses. There is also a very useful government document: Prevent Duty Self-Assessment Tool for Schools.

It is recommended that all frontline staff are aware of FGM (Female Genital Mutilation). This is the free official Home Office training course. We also provide a link to HM Government "Modern Slavery" guidance, resources and training.

How to Protect Your Children From Abuse course (by Charles Fortt, an expert working in the field of child abuse).

Below you will find links to safeguarding and child protection and adult safeguarding tools and reference materials which can be downloaded.

Matching Legislation and Guidance across the UK and Ireland;

England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, Ireland, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands all have slightly different Safeguarding guidance and legislation. These Excel downloads are to help identify the equivalents across each of them. You choose which countries are displayed in each column, allowing easy cross referencing;

DownloadChild Safeguarding Cross References.

DownloadAdult Safeguarding Cross References.

Regulatory bodies for Care and or Education in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland by Country;

DownloadRegulatory Bodies

Online Safety

eSafety - the key legislation in the UK for Child and Adult.

Upcoming changes: Information on the "Online Safety Bill" is available here.

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Relevant Reports for Safeguarding Children

Educate Against Hate. This website gives parents, teachers and school leaders practical advice on protecting children from extremism and radicalisation.