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What is Safeguarding? Leaflet

This is a leaflet about safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people. This leaflet is for anyone interested in finding out more about safeguarding children and young people. The leaflet explains: what safeguarding is and what it includes the ways in which…

What is Wandsworth's Disabled Children's Register (DCR)?

The Disabled Children’s Register (DCR)  records details of children and young people in Wandsworth who have a physical or learning disability.The Register collects information on children and young people aged 0 - 17. What are the benefits of registering? You will: receive regular information on services for…

Where can I use my WAND or WAND+ card?

A list of existing concessions and which organisations are offering assistance is sent to DCR members with their WAND Card.  ("Where can I use my WAND or WAND+  card"). And to new WAND+ card holders. The WAND card is now accepted and can give you free or…

Where do I start?

If you have immediate concerns about your own safety or the safety of a child, young person or adult you should call 999 and speak to the police.   It is everyone’s responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people.  If you…

Why should we become WAND Makers?

This video shows how one Wandsworth business, Flip Out,  is making a difference for disabled children and young people and their families who are, or would like to be, their customers.  Flip Out are one of several WAND Makers who offer discounted or free sessions,…

Work

Finding yourself work - employment, self-employment, volunteering -  or a daily activity which means something when you are an adult is important to everyone.   It is a good idea to start thinking and talking about your aspirations from when you are quite young.  This gives…