Safeguarding Vulnerable Persons at Risk of Abuse National Policy
The Rehab Group is committed to actively safeguarding the welfare and protection of vulnerable adults who access our services, and the staff who provide those services. The Rehab Group is further committed to upholding and promoting the human rights of all who access our services.
In line with best practice, we have adopted the HSE policy ‘Safeguarding Vulnerable Persons at Risk of Abuse National Policy & Procedures 2014’ promoting a ‘No Tolerance’ approach to any form of abuse.
Click here to access Rehab Group’s Safeguarding Vulnerable Person’s at Risk of Abuse Policy
If you would like more information on safeguarding, take a look at our easy read guide here
The Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) is an independent statutory authority established to promote safety and quality in the provision of health and social care services for the benefit of the health and welfare of the public.You can find the Health Information and Quality Authority’s National Standards for Adult Safeguarding here
The HSE also publish a comprehensive document which provides Guidance on a Human Rights-based Approach in Health and Social Care Services
We are committed to actively safeguarding the welfare and protection of all children who come in contact with us. We are also responsible for ensuring the welfare and protection of staff members who provide our services.
It is the duty of our employees, and all those involved with our organisation, to take all reasonable measures to prevent or reduce the risk of abuse occurring for every person they come into contact with. We acknowledge that, as an organisation, we are responsible for ensuring that all legislation and statutory guidance concerning protection is adopted and complied with. This includes the Children First National Guidance.In all that we do, we recognise that the best interests of the child are of paramount importance. Read our statement here on child safeguarding and risk assessment.