Quality Heating Services Limited is committed
that the welfare of adults is paramount at all times
people’s choice, control and inclusion and protecting their human rights
in partnership with others in order to safeguard vulnerable adults
safe and effective working practices are in place
staff within the organisation
The policy sets out the roles and
responsibilities of Quality Heating Services Limited in working together with
other professionals and agencies in promoting adults’ welfare and safeguarding
them from abuse and neglect.
This policy is intended to support staff
working within Quality Heating Services Limited.
This policy applies to all members of QHS staff.
A vulnerable adult is defined as:
person aged 18 or over.
is or may need community care services by reason of disability, age or illness.
who is or maybe unable to protect themselves from harm or from being exploited.
act and to identify and prevent abuse from happening.
appropriately when abuse has or is suspected to have occurred.
support, advice and resources to staff in responding to safeguarding adult
staff of any local or national issues relating to safeguarding adults.
staff are aware of their responsibilities to attend training and to support
staff in accessing these events.
staff have access to appropriate consultation and supervision regarding safeguarding
how diversity, beliefs, and values of people who use our services may influence
the identification, prevention and response to safeguarding concerns.