Safeguarding children and adults is as critical during COVID as it is statutory at other times.
For more information please refer to the following links:
Staff across the health and care sector are advised to:
Download the free NHS Safeguarding App, which has local safeguarding contacts
Follow #COVIDSafeguarding via @NHSsafeguarding who will be posting daily updates and key messages
Join our COVID Safeguarding digital community of practice via future.nhs.uk
Key questions for professionally curious staff:
What would you do if COVID19 wasn’t here?
Who do you need to connect with to make good practice happen during COVID19?
Trigger questions for "pressure-cooker" homes:
- - How are things at home?
- - Is everything really okay at home?
- - Do you feel safe at home?
- - Do you know that (various services and trusted peer groups) are contactable?