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Scammed – it can happen to anyone

If you care for a vulnerable person, how do you protect them from fraudsters? What exactly should you tell them? Where do you get the information you need to improve your own knowledge and inform others? How do you become ‘scam aware’?

Missing Adults – the law

About 90,000 adults are reported missing to the police each year. What powers do police have when a missing adult does not want to be found and return to their family or friends?

Secure Children’s Homes – sometimes the only option

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In the UK each year a small minority of children are ‘locked up’ in Secure Children’s Homes. But what does this actually mean for the child and what are the processes in place to safeguard their welfare?

Stalking – The five motivation types.

There are five types of stalking motivations. Find out more with our ten-minute briefing.

Extreme Body Modification – the law is clear, well sort of!

What age can a young person get a tattoo or body piercing? What is the law around body modification? What are the safeguarding implications?

Assistive and GPS Technology’ – Factsheet

A basic factsheet that takes a look at the different types of Assistive Technology that help reduce the likelihood of a person going missing, and GPS which enables carers and emergency services find a missing person quickly and safely.

Type 4 FGM – mixed messages

Is labia stretching a form of FGM? What are the views of the World Health Organisation? Is it against the law?

Missing and exploited children – Out of Area placements

Children who are looked after should be accommodated in care provision that meets their needs and is in their best interest. Does placing a child many miles away from their home area weaken safeguarding measures? What are the correct procedures?

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