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:
http://www.docet.info/cms/safeguarding/index.cfm

Please find information below on safeguarding vulnerable adults and children.


Roles & Competences for Healthcare Staff

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Roles & Competences for Healthcare Staff (Final Spread)

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Contacts

Sue Elliott - Associate Director Partnerships & Safeguarding
s.elliott@wigan.gov.uk
01942 489451


Joanne Hiley - Assistant Director Partnerships & Safeguarding / Childrens Lead
joanne.hiley@wiganboroughccg.nhs.uk
01942 482840 / 01942 481766 / 07919 691338


Deborah Ward - Assistant Director Partnerships & Safeguarding / Adults Lead
deborah.ward@wiganboroughccg.nhs.uk
01942 482767 / 01942 481766 / 07741 036382


Wigan Borough CCG Safeguarding Team
01942 481766