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ARC NI facilitated events to get people ready for undertaking the Adult Safeguarding Champion role earlier this year. Delegates raised the need for a shared space to safely discuss progress with implementation of the new policy and procedure. Why is there is need for Adult Safeguarding Champions Network? In July 2015 the Department of Health formerly DHSSPS and Department of Justice introduced ‘Adult Safeguarding: Prevention and Protection in Partnership. A key element of this policy proposed the nomination of Adult Safeguarding Champions (ASC). The policy made clear that an ASC must be accessible to all service areas an organisation as a source of advice and guidance. The nominated ASCs should be senior people within the organisation, suitably trained, experienced and skilled to carry out the role. The Health & Social Care Board’s regional operational adult protection procedures1 underpin this policy and provide guidance to ...