The Safeguarding and Child Protection Association champions excellence in safeguarding and child protection.

Sacpa (the Safeguarding and Child Protection Association) is the voice of safeguarding, providing a channel to government and other key agencies. The association represents organisations, associations, agencies and individuals involved in safeguarding the welfare of children and adults at risk in the UK and overseas.

Our services include:

  • CPD and training
  • Information
  • Advice, consultancy, policy and compliance support
  • Networking opportunities
  • Resource and policy hub
  • Newsletters and an online forum
  • Government and key stakeholder representation.

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Tim Westwood: BBC reveals complaints against DJ

The BBC has revealed that a complaint against former Radio 1 DJ Tim Westwood had previously been referred to police.... View Article

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School dinners: Beef off the menu as costs rise

Rising food prices mean beef is off some school dinner menus, with staples such as potatoes also more expensive, caterers... View Article

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Nurseries in England: Parents asked about proposed change to carer ratios

Plans to let nurseries and childminders look after more two-year-olds in England are to be put to parents. In England,... View Article

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Councils pledge not to ignore families’ warnings about vulnerable children

Alarms raised by relatives of Star Hobson and Arthur Labinjo-Hughes were disregarded before their deaths Council officials have pledged to... View Article

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Scots karting boss Andrew Fairley jailed over vile child sex abuse of young…

Andrew Fairley, who previously ran Larkhall-based Clan Racing Team, was sentenced to eight years in prison at Carlisle Crown Court... View Article

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Tory childcare change to ‘save parents £40 a week’ is branded ‘pathetic’ and…

The government today announces a change to childcare ratios that “could potentially eventually” cut fees by “up to” £40 a... View Article

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Calls for child safeguarding inquiry in Wales after Logan Mwangi’s death

here are calls for a nationwide independent inquiry into children’s services in Wales to prevent tragedies like the murder of... View Article

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10% increase in safeguarding concerns made to HSE

There was a 10% increase in concerns made to HSE Safeguarding and Protection Teams last year compared to 2020. 11,640... View Article

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Safeguarding practices at SCAS highlighted as an area of concern in CQC inspection

CONCERNS have been raised about ‘ambiguous’ safeguarding practices at an ambulance service. South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS), which operates throughout... View Article

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Safeguarding jobs round up – 1 July 2022

Welcome to this week’s jobs round-up, where you can view some of the job vacancies currently available in the world... View Article

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Sacpa represents organisations, associations, agencies and individuals involved in safeguarding and the welfare of children and adults at risk in the UK and overseas.

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