key element of Safeguarding Ireland’s work is enhanced public understanding of attitudes, behaviours, circumstances and systems that create vulnerability and require a safeguarding response.

What constitutes adult abuse? – December 2020.

Safeguarding Ireland’s current (November 30th-December 13th) Public Awareness campaign is on what constitutes abuse? Locking someone in a room, over-medicating, or keeping some change. Abuse can be subtle and start with smaller things – we all need to be aware.

Financial Safeguarding during COVID-19 – October 2020

tSafeguarding Ireland ran Public Awareness campaign in October 2020 on Financial Safeguarding together with Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI).

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Safeguarding during COVID-19 – October 2020

In early October 2020 Safeguarding Ireland led a Public Awareness campaign on safeguaridng during COVID-19.
Read the campaign NEWS RELEASE.

Plan Ahead Future Care – June 2020

Safeguarding Ireland held a Public Awareness campaign on ‘Planning Ahead future Care’ in June 2020.
Read the campaign NEWS RELEASE.
Complete the THINK AHEAD form, an initiative of the Irish Hospice Foundation


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Place of Care – February 2020

In February 2020 Safeguarding Ireland ran a public awareness campaign on planning ahead Place of Care.

Read the campaign NEWS RELEASE

Information Booklet


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Financial Planning – November 2019

In November 2019 Safeguarding Ireland delivered a public awareness campaign on ‘Financial Abuse’ in partnership with Banking & Payments Federation Ireland.

Read the campaign NEWS RELEASE – 20% of Adults Experience Financial Abuse

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Call Out Abuse – May 2019

In May 2019 Safeguarding Ireland ran a Public Awareness campaign focused on ‘Calling out’ adult abuse.

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Safeguarding Ireland does not deal with specific cases of abuse, or alleged abuse.

For detailed information about Reporting Abuse, please go to our dedicated page (going live shortly 13.11.20) which includes comprehensive guidance on suggested contacts.

Registered Charity Number (RCN): 20204851.