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Making sure your relative is safe
Making sure your relative is safe

Making sure your relative is safe

Making sure your relative is safe is a free resource pack, including a DVD, for family carers about safeguarding adults with learning disabilities.

With contributions from support groups and official organisations, and the experiences of family carers themselves, the pack is split into six main sections and a useful glossary:

  • Introduction
  • What is 'adult safeguarding'?
  • Personalisation and safeguarding
  • Safeguarding in health and social care services
  • When things go wrong
  • Getting help and advice

Click on the picture to view the videos

 

To order a hard copy of Making sure your relative is safe, please send a self-addressed, A4 envelope with stamps to the value of £1.70 (for 1st class) or £1.55 (2nd class) to:

Making sure your relative is safe
Hft
Family Carer Support Service
Whitefriars
Lewins Mead
Bristol
BS1 2NT

Two further publications are available to download at the bottom of the page, produced by the NFCN and funded by Hft.

Top Tips: a 4 page briefing, based on the views of family carers, that provides suggestions about preventing harm from happening in the first place and what you can do if things go wrong

The Essential Guide: a 16 page booklet giving key terms you may come across in relation to safeguarding, plus suggestions about what what you can do to keep your relative safe and how to act if they have been harmed.

Making sure your relative is safe - Top Tips

Making sure your relative is safe - The Essential Guide

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