Age UK Buckinghamshire is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all older people within the county.
Safeguarding is a fundamental part of Age UK's work and this commitment is reflected in the Age UK Quality Standards and the values of our organisation.
Every individual working for Age UK, irrespective of their role, has a part to play in safeguarding adults who need care and support, safe from abuse & neglect.
Prevention – We will put sensible measures in place to prevent abuse, including the use of safe recruitment practices, promoting safe working practice and raising awareness of safeguarding.
Protection – We will provide policy, procedures, information and training to enable all Age UK staff to identify and respond appropriately to concerns about abuse.
Partnership –Age UK will work in Partnership with statutory, regulatory and other relevant organisations to ensure that safeguarding concerns are responded to appropriately.
Empowerment – Age UK Buckinghamshire will be person-centred and uphold rights in our organisation.
If, however, you think a serious crime has taken place or there is need for an immediate Police response to protect the adult at risk, dial 999.
The Age UK Buckinghamshire lead person for Safeguarding is Helen Wain, Head of Community Services. She can be contacted on 01296 431911 or at email@example.com
Click on the link to view our safeguarding policy.