Healthwatch Bedford Borough is committed to ensuring that vulnerable people are not abused and that working practices minimise the risk of such abuse.
The Directors, staff and volunteers have a duty to identify abuse and report it accordingly. Please see attachment for more details.
Healthwatch Bedford Borough believes that it is always unacceptable for a child or young person to experience abuse of any kind and recognises its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of all children and young people, by a commitment to practice which protects them. Please see attached document for more detail.
The JSNA brings together local authorities, the community and voluntary sector service users and NHS partners to research and agree a comprehensive local picture of health and wellbeing needs. For further information please look at the attachment.