Safeguarding Boards in Wales are hosting a Safeguarding Week from Monday 13 – Friday 17 November. This week will raise awareness of safeguarding adults and children.
From 20 -24 November, the Ann Craft Trust will host Safeguarding Adults Week, to focus on issues related to safeguarding adults. You can see the key themes for the week and sign up to show your support here.
Raising Awareness about Exploitation for Safeguarding Week in Wales
The theme for Safeguarding Week in Wales 2023, is exploitation.
Regional safeguarding boards are using this theme to plan their own events. For example, Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan safeguarding board have a range of webinars taking place during the week.
Use the hashtag #SafeguardingWales to share resources on social media.
Regional Safeguarding Boards
If you are based in Wales, there may be events local to you hosted by regional Safeguarding Boards during the week. See the links below to explore what is happening in your area.
Safeguarding Week in Wales Resources
We have collected the following resources related to the theme of exploitation to support this year’s Safeguarding Week in Wales.
Adult Grooming Resources
- How to spot the signs adult grooming
- Adult Grooming in Sport – If it feels wrong, it is wrong
- An introduction to predatory marriage podcast
- How to spot the signs of abuse and exploitation
- The CPSU’s Learning from lived experience of childhood sexual abuse podcast with former swimmer, Karen Leach
- The CPSU’s Protecting children from grooming and sexual abuse in sport guidance