Safeguarding vulnerable adults and children
The Optical Confederation has guidance on safeguarding:
Guidance on Safeguarding and the Prevent strategy - Protecting Children and Vulnerable Adults. (Updated September 2014)
Confirmation of reading this OC guidance is equivalent to Level 1 training for non-professional practice staff.
Online training packages for both children and adults are available from DOCET free of charge for all practitioners with GOC registration:
Please find information below on safeguarding vulnerable adults and children.
Roles & Competences for Healthcare Staff
Roles & Competences for Healthcare Staff (Final Spread)
Sue Elliott - Associate Director Partnerships & Safeguarding
Joanne Hiley - Assistant Director Partnerships & Safeguarding / Childrens Lead
01942 482840 / 01942 481766 / 07919 691338
Deborah Ward - Assistant Director Partnerships & Safeguarding / Adults Lead
01942 482767 / 01942 481766 / 07741 036382
Wigan Borough CCG Safeguarding Team