This policy has been written to provide staff working for NHS Kernow with a guide to their responsibilities in the management of adults with needs for care or support.
Valid To: 27/11/2020
Publication Type: Policies
The purpose of this report is to provide assurance that Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly commissioned health services has robust arrangements in place and is aware of any gaps to meet the statutory requirements to safeguard children from abuse and neglect and to promote the health and wellbeing of all children and young people and to ensure that children and young people are protected.
Valid To: 29/11/2021
Publication Type: Reports
Care home plan toolkit for care homes
Valid To: 06/07/2018
Publication Type: Learning Materials
This policy supports national legislation and guidance, together with local policies and procedures. It should be read in conjunction with the multi-agency electronic Child Protection Procedures which can be found on the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Our Safeguarding Children Partnership (CIOSOSCP) website.
Valid To: 20/04/2021
Publication Type: Policies
Child Protection Supervision Policy
Valid To: 24/04/2021
Publication Type: Policies
Guidance for health staff who have cause for concern within a care home
Valid To: 16/04/2021
Publication Type: Guidelines
Managing safeguarding children allegations against health and ancillary staff guidelines
Valid To: 24/04/2021
Publication Type: Policies
To outline the responsibilities of NHS Kernow in applying the Mental Capacity Act Code of Practice, with regard to ensuring that as commissioners of services these responsibilities are also adopted by those that we commission services from.
Valid To: 26/03/2022
Publication Type: Policies
This statement comprises the Modern Day Slavery and Human Trafficking statement of NHS Kernow for the financial year ending 31 March 2018, in accordance with Section 54, Part 6 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015.
Valid To: 07/06/2020
Publication Type: Reports
This guidance aims to support the work of commissioners to be world class and provides guidance that will enable commissioners to meet competencies in regards to safeguarding of adults.
Valid To: 31/12/2019
Publication Type: Protocols
Operating Standards for Care Homes
Valid To: 03/08/2020
Publication Type: Standards
This document defines the Prevent Policy for NHS Kernow in response to the Counter Terrorism Strategy (CONTEST) 2011 and the Counter Terrorism Act (2015).The purpose of this policy is to enable NHS Kernow to demonstrate how it will meet their corporate accountability in meeting the duties under the Counter Terrorism Act 2015 and duties in the NHS England Safeguarding Vulnerable People: the NHS Accountability and Assurance Framework 2015, to demonstrate that they follow national guidance and promote best practice in relation to Prevent and Channel processes, and to reflect effective interagency working between NHS Kernow and their partner agencies.
Valid To: 30/10/2020
Publication Type: Policies
This guidance should be used to decide whether to raise a safeguarding alert and if applicable report as a serious incident requiring investigation in respect of skin damage.
Valid To: 06/07/2018
Publication Type: Protocols
Working Together to Safeguard Children2 requires all agencies to have in place robust procedures for responding to concerns/allegations regarding people who work withchildren. The scope of these procedures is not limited to allegations involving significant harm or risk of significant harm to a child. This guidance should be followed in respect of any allegations that a person who works with children has:· Behaved in a way that has harmed, or may have harmed, a child· Possibly committed a criminal offence against, or related to, a child; or· Behaved towards a child or children in a way that indicates they may pose a risk ofharm to children
Valid To: 06/07/2018
Publication Type: Policies
Guidance on responding to allegations of organisational abuse.
Valid To: 31/10/2020
Publication Type: Policies
This report reflects the huge amount of activity that has, and is taking place in all areas of adult safeguarding during 2017/18
Valid To: 29/11/2021
Publication Type: Reports
This guidance will support the work of commissioners to minimise safeguarding risks when commissioning services for children, young people and vulnerable adults.
Valid To: 06/05/2019
Publication Type: Protocols
This set of standards aims to ensure that no act or omission by NHS Kernow as a commissioning organisation, or via the services it commissions, puts a service user/children/young person at risk; and that rigorous systems are in place to proactively safeguard and promote the welfare of children and to support staff in fulfilling their obligations.Co-commissioners will be notified of a provider's non-compliance with the standards in this document; they will also be notified of reported serious untoward incidents that have compromised the safety and welfare of a child/young person within their population in line with the assurance process within these standards.
Valid To: 30/10/2021
Publication Type: Policies
This declaration sets out the current position as at December 2017.
Valid To: 07/12/2020
Publication Type: Policies
This policy aims to provide information on mandatory safeguarding training requirements for all managers and staff within NHS Kernow and its commissioned services.
Valid To: 17/04/2021
Publication Type: Policies
This Safeguarding Strategy sets out the strategic approach required to ensure safe and effective services for safeguarding adults and children are in place, whilst exploring the scope for increased collaboration and joint working through 'shaping our future'.
Valid To: 28/11/2020
Publication Type: Strategies