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This section contains information about the safeguarding of both adults and children.

Please browse the resources below and if you cannot find what you are looking for, please do submit an enquiry form and we will try to help you.


 Title  Description  Link
NCVO’s Knowhow advice site Simple steps that voluntary organisations can take to ensure that they are run in a way that actively prevents beneficiaries, staff and others from suffering harm, harassment, bullying, abuse and neglect. 
Abuse and what to do about it An easy to read document about abuse and what to do about it. 
Link to document
Medway Safeguarding Children Board A collective resource providing information, advice and guidance to promote and ensure the safety and well being of children in Medway. 
Kent and Medway Safeguarding Adults Board The Kent and Medway Safeguarding Adults Board aims to make sure that member agencies work together to keep vulnerable adults in Kent or Medway safe from abuse or neglect. Website
Criminal exploitation of children and vulnerable adults Guidance for frontline professionals on dealing with county lines, part of the government’s approach to ending gang violence and exploitation. Website
10 Principles for Working with Children The Alexi Project published a series of helpful postcards which provide guidance and an easier understanding of working with children based around young people’s experiences of CSE services Link to information
MVA Safeguarding Children Policy 

MVA Safeguarding Children Policy that can be used as a template.***                         
Safeguarding Children Policy
MVA Safeguarding Adults Policy MVA Safeguarding Adults Policy that can be used as a template.*** Safeguarding Adults Policy
Safeguarding - DBS checks Overview and advice from GOV.UK on DBS checks DBS checks
NSPCC Safeguarding Standards and Guidance NPSCC document designed to help non-statutory organisations put in place clear safeguarding arrangements for children, young people and young adults up to the age of 25. It includes useful checklists in Appendix B, images of which can be seen below. Safeguarding Standards

*** The document downloaded at the link is in PDF format, but it is also available to MVA members in Word format. To obtain it in Word format please contact us.