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Making Safeguarding Personal

Making Safeguarding Personal is a shift in culture and practice in response to what we now know about what makes safeguarding more or less effective from the perspective of the person who is at risk.

It is about having conversations with people about how we might respond in safeguarding situations in a way that enhances involvement, choice and control as well as improving quality of life, wellbeing and safety.

It is about seeing people as experts in their own lives and working alongside them. It is about collecting information about the extent to which this shift has a positive impact on people’s lives.

It is a shift from a process supported by conversations to a series of conversations supported by a process

A series of tools to support MSP can be found below:

Making Safeguarding Personal Leaflet


Supporting Increased Involvement of Service Users


What Might ‘Good’ Look Like for Advocacy


What Might ‘Good’ Look Like for Health & Social Care Commissioners and Providers


What Might ‘Good’ Look Like for the Police


What Might ‘Good’ Look Like for those Working in the Housing Sector