Options is fully committed and recognises its responsibility to promote safe practice and to protect vulnerable children, young people and adults from harm, abuse and exploitation. All employees share in this commitment whilst promoting the rights and welfare of everyone accessing an Options service.
Options provides services that are enveloped by a group safeguarding culture. Policies and procedures in place to ensure that good quality, safe and effective support is provided at all times. There are comprehensive and robust procedures in place for the monitoring and reporting of suspicions of abuse or poor practice, which all staff are expected and trained to follow.
Working with local safeguarding boards and the Ann Craft Trust, specialists in safeguarding vulnerable people, ensures that our policies and procedures remain up to date and in line with best practice.