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REPORT CONCERNS

SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN AND VULNERABLE ADULTS IS EVERYBODY'S RESPONSIBILITY.

IF YOU HAVE CONCERNS ABOUT A CHILD OR VULNERABLE ADULT IN BRITISH FORCES CYPRUS, HERE IS WHAT TO DO..

SSAFA's Social Care service are here to help you and/or the individual in need.

I AM A MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC

If you have concerns about a child or vulnerable adult in the BFC community, discuss your concerns with any of the following:

Medical Professional

Educational Professional (Teacher)

SSAFA Social Worker

Police

If you have concerns about a child or vulnerable adult’s immediate welfare and safety, please use the out of hours service

Medical Centre emergency number 112

Cyprus Joint Police Unit 2596 1443


I AM A PROFESSIONAL

If you have concerns about a child or vulnerable adult in the BFC community, discuss your concerns with your line manager or a senior colleague.

If you feel believe the individual should be referred to SSAFA's Social Care service, contact your local Social Worker or fill in a  MARF (Multi Agency Referral Form) and submit it to your local Social Care department.

If you have concerns about a child or vulnerable adult’s immediate welfare and safety, please use the out of hours service

Medical Centre emergency number 112

Cyprus Joint Police Unit 2596 1443

To read our Policy and Procedure for comprehensive guidelines on Responding to Concerns of Abuse and Neglect, Click here to download

CONFIDENTIALITY

Social Workers are bound by the SSAFA FH Confidentiality Undertaking and adhere to the Data Protection Act 1998 which ensures confidentiality is maintained. However in the event of Child Protection, information may need to be shared.

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