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Spotlight on Safeguarding – regional events

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A series of events are being arranged across North Wales in support of vulnerable adults and children.
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The North Wales Safeguarding Board is participating in a Wales-wide Safeguarding Week (11-15 November) and it uses the opportunity to promote the work being done to safeguard children and adults across the region.

The Board, North Wales Police, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, North Wales Fire and Rescue Service and local authorities are hosting the series of events to raise awareness on a wide range of safeguarding issues. They range from learning lessons from adult and child protection reviews to supervision with midwives; self-neglect workshop; fire safety awareness and events on exploitation.

During the week, the Safeguarding Board will be arranging its annual conference at Conwy Business Centre, Llandudno Junction (Tuesday 12 November), as well as hosting the North Wales launch of the All-Wales safeguarding procedures, taking place in Rhyl on Thursday 14 November.

Jenny Williams, Chair of the Regional Safeguarding Children’s Board, said: “This is a vital opportunity for organisations to showcase the work that they do to protect and safeguard children, young people, adults and families/carers across North Wales.  National Safeguarding Week puts a national spotlight on issues affecting all communities and provides us in North Wales with an opportunity to share information about how we are working together to protect the most vulnerable in our society”.

Neil Ayling, Chair of the Regional Safeguarding Adults Board, said: “We are delighted to be hosting the annual conference and the regional launch of the All-Wales procedures as part of the special week.  It’s an opportunity to bring together those working in the care and safeguarding professions to learn best practice, to share information about the new procedures and be informed on how they will be implemented in our day to day work in our organisations.

“Safeguarding is everyone’s business and we all have a role to play in reporting any concerns we may have about the health and well-being of individuals all year round, not only during Safeguarding Week”. 

Details of planned events are included on the North Wales Safeguarding Board website and people are also asked to keep an eye on the social media accounts of the emergency services, health and their local council for details of any events locally. 

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