Safeguarding is relevant to all of us, wherever you may practice, whether it’s with children or adults, in mental health, learning disabilities, older people or those in prison. Safeguarding cuts across all nursing practice.

Safeguarding topics

This resource covers practical and adaptable information on the following key safeguarding topics:

Further resources

You may also find the following resources useful.

Dignity in health care
Explore this RCN learning resource to strengthen your understanding and practice in promoting dignity for your patients or clients and your colleagues.

Patient safety and human factors: guidance and tools
Find selected sources of guidance and tools from across the four UK countries that can be used to improve patient safety.

RCN library and heritage services
You may like to check our library services for further resources on safeguarding.

RCN Direct online advice
RCND online advice aims to give general information, advice and best practice guidance to members. Search the A to Z listing to view safeguarding topics.

Social inclusion: asylum seekers and refugees guidance
These webpages provide information and links to resources on asylum seekers and refugees. The pages sit within the social inclusion resource.