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.

A number of RCN forums have provided information regarding safeguarding in their particular setting which has been used to produce a Collated forum response to safeguarding statement (PDF 136 KB) (see How to access PDF files). 

Safeguarding topics

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