Commissioned by Lincolnshire Safeguarding Adults Board (LSAB), Voluntary Centre Services led this countywide third sector engagement programme which aimed to:
- Highlight and promote effective safeguarding arrangements to prevent harm and reduce the risk of abuse and neglect
- Increase awareness of adult safeguarding legislation, procedures and how to recognise signs of abuse
- Provide information advice and training to ensure preventative activities and intervention are embedded within the voluntary and community sector
- Upskill the sector’s workforce and ensure that organisations recognise their responsibilities to safeguard adults
Along with our partner Lincolnshire CVS, we developed and delivered a new adult safeguarding awareness training programme across the county between March 2015 – March 2016. The website and learning materials became part of Lincolnshire’s multi-agency approach to safeguarding adults, designed specifically for staff and volunteers working within the community in non-statutory settings.