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Rehab Safeguarding

Safeguarding Vulnerable Persons at Risk of Abuse National Policy

The Rehab Group is committed to actively safeguarding the welfare and protection of vulnerable adults who access our services, and the staff who provide those services. The Rehab Group is further committed to upholding and promoting the human rights of all who access our services.

In line with best practice, we have adopted the HSE policy ‘Safeguarding Vulnerable Persons at Risk of Abuse National Policy & Procedures 2014’ promoting a ‘No Tolerance’ approach to any form of abuse.

Click here to access Rehab Group's Safeguarding Vulnerable Person's at Risk of Abuse Policy

Safeguarding policy

If you would like more information on safeguarding, take a look at our easy read guide here

The HSE has their own policy on this issue called Safeguarding Vulnerable Persons at Risk of Abuse National Policy & Procedures which you can access here

The Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) is an independent statutory authority established to promote safety and quality in the provision of health and social care services for the benefit of the health and welfare of the public.You can find the Health Information and Quality Authority's National Standards for Adult Safeguarding here

The HSE also publish a comprehensive document which provides Guidance on a Human Rights-based Approach in Health and Social Care Services

Safeguarding children
Child Safeguarding

We are committed to actively safeguarding the welfare and protection of all children who come in contact with us. We are also responsible for ensuring the welfare and protection of staff members who provide our services.
It is the duty of our employees, and all those involved with our organisation, to take all reasonable measures to prevent or reduce the risk of abuse occurring for every person they come into contact with. We acknowledge that, as an organisation, we are responsible for ensuring that all legislation and statutory guidance concerning protection is adopted and complied with. This includes the Children First National Guidance.In all that we do, we recognise that the best interests of the child are of paramount importance. Read our statement here on child safeguarding and risk assessment.

Rehab Group has its own comprehensive Child Protection Policy for Ireland which you can read here or for the UK which you can read here