Active Suffolk believes that the welfare and safety of adults at risk is of paramount importance and that all adults at risk have the right to protection from abuse and to take part in sport and physical activity without risk of harm.
Active Suffolk has adopted an Adult Safeguarding Policy, Guidance and Procedures document. This document provides useful guidance, further information and useful contacts for all organisations involved in safeguarding adults at risk. The document can be accessed below.
If you would be interested in attending an introductory training course about safeguarding adults at risk, please complete the expression of interest form by clicking the link below.
Active Suffolk Adult Safeguarding Policy and Procedures
Safeguarding Adults: Top Tips
It is good practice for sport and activity organisations to create, adopt and implement an adult safeguarding policy. Ann Craft Trust and Club Matters have worked together to provide an introduction video to safeguarding adults and top tips video below.
Sports clubs and organisations should ensure all of their committee members, leaders, coaches, members and participants understand the foundations of implementing the policy and understand how to spot and act upon concerns.
The video discusses the key principles of safeguarding adults, including empowerment accountability and protection.
The video provides top tips for dealing with a safeguarding issue and links to wider advice and information.
0808 800 4005
Local Authority Designated Officers
Can be contacted via email on LADO@suffolk.gov.uk
or using the LADO central telephone number 0300 123 2044 for advice and consultation.
Suffolk Safeguarding Partnership
Senior Development Officer, CYP and Safeguarding Lead
- C/O East Suffolk Council, East Suffolk House, Station Road, Melton, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 1RT
- 01394 444773
- 07775 816875