This page is designed to answer the following questions:
- 2.1 Access information, advice and support to inform knowledge and practice about safeguarding children and young people (Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care, Safeguard Children and Young People who are Present in the Adult Social Care Sector)
NOTE: Although this page has been marked as complete, it has not yet been peer-reviewed or quality-assured, therefore it should be considered a ‘first draft‘ and any information should be fact-checked independently.
To ensure that your knowledge and understanding of the safeguarding and protection of children is up-to-date, you may need to access information, guidance and support. In addition, systems and processes vary slightly between geographical regions, so you may need to become acquainted with the way children’s safeguarding and protection is performed in your area.
Some sources of information, advice and support that you may use are provided below:
- Your manager and your organisation’s safeguarding lead
- Training provider/tutor
- Your local authority
- Government publications (e.g. ‘What to do if you’re worried a child is being abused‘ – 2015)