our mission

Safeguarding Mission Statement

InVent Health is committed to safeguarding children and adults across the organisation.  The welfare of the children and adults who come into contact with the services we provide is paramount and all our staff has a responsibility to ensure that best practice is followed including compliance with statutory and local safeguarding board requirements.

The following measures will ensure that safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults is given priority and is discharged effectively across the whole organisation.

The Senior Management Team of InVent Health will:

  • Ensure that safeguarding is at the forefront of service planning
  • Ensure close collaboration with Local Authorities to assess and access the provision of coordinated services to meet the needs of our patients, including specialist services for vulnerable groups
  • Appoint a designated lead for child safeguarding in each region and ensure they are available to provide support and advice to staff on safeguarding children and looked after children matters
  • Appoint a designated lead for adults in each region and ensure they are available to provide support and advice to staff on safeguarding vulnerable adults and safeguarding adult matters
  • Ensure that safeguarding children and adults strategies and associated policies are in place:
    • Safe recruitment of staff
    • Allegations management
    • Whistle blowing
    • Safeguarding training
    • Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty policies