Last week we were thrilled to support the Ann Craft Trust with the first National Safeguarding Week. From 19 to 25 November, we explored what safeguarding means to the people we support, identified types of abuse and shared good practice.
Paul Payne shared the ‘Don’t Keep it to yourself, tell someone you trust’ film by Shoutout TV, whilst Sue Martindale, MacIntyre’s Head of Compliance and Safeguarding introduced National Safeguarding Adults Week.
We shared a document detailing the definition of forced marriage and a case study demonstrating how our staff respond to signs of forced marriage.
Support worker Craig Dougan explained how to protect people from financial abuse in the ‘Protecting People Against Financial Abuse’ film
Deborah Kitson, CEO of Ann Craft Trust discussed her thoughts on safeguarding within MacIntyre
Carole Hodgson, MacIntyre’s Training and Development Officer and Learning Support Worker shared our ‘Keeping Safe Online’ Easy Read pack
Louise Taylor, Front Line Manager at Milton Keynes Lifelong Learning and Joe Hamilton, a Learning Support Worker, discussed how people supported by MacIntyre are empowered by taking part in sport.