Disclosure and Barring Service (the new name for the CRB and ISA)
NSPCC has a very comprehensive and informative website on all aspects of safeguarding children and sources of support
NSPCC the Underwear rule -simple conversations to keep your child safe from abuse
a charity that works with children should:
•have a child protection policy – a statement explaining how the charity protects children from harm
•put in place child protection processes which give clear, step-by-step guidance if abuse is identified
•carry out the appropriate level of DBS checks on staff, volunteers and trustees (depending on their access to children)
•have policies and procedures to help prevent abuse happening in the first place, such as adult workers not having one-to-one access to young people
Charity Commission and Safeguarding click here to see important information about your responsibillities as a trustee
Thiryoneeight ( previously known as Churches Child Protection Advisory Service (CCPAS) - An independent Christian Charity providing proffesional advice, support, training and resources in all areas of safeguarding vulnerable groups and for those affected by abuse.
These are the national Wales Safeguarding Procedures. They detail the essential roles and responsibilities for practitioners to ensure that they safeguard children and adults who are at risk of abuse and neglect.
Who they are for: These procedures are intended to guide safeguarding practice for all those employed in the statutory, third (voluntary) and private sector in health, social care, education, police, justice and other services. They are applicable for all practitioners and managers working in Wales - whether employed by a devolved or non-devolved agency.
What they are for:The Procedures helps practitioners apply the legislation and statutory guidance Social Services and Wellbeing (Wales) A
Childrens Commissioner for Wales
visit the website here for lots of information on Childrens rights and other research and useful information relating to Children in Wales
There is also an investigation and advice helpline
The Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
Protects and promotes the rights of older people throughout Wales
Visit their website for more information on matters affecting older people
They also offer help and support