Who we are?
The Group for Adult Safeguarding and Protection is an IASW associated group. We are a group of professional Social Workers, from a wide variety of settings, including lead and designated adult safeguarding roles, across various settings; medical, primary care, disability residential, community and aftercare, mental health, statutory, voluntary and faith-based agencies and charities, homeless services, and social housing, older persons sector, prisons and direct provision as well as representatives from academics, students and those with an interest in adult safeguarding.
For all adults to be safeguarded with equal access to protection across Ireland and supported within the code of conduct and ethics, law, policy, regulations and standard of best professional social work practice for social justice, and to promote and protect human rights.
The Committee members are: Jacinta Barrett – Chair, Bernadette Casey -Vice Chair, Rosemary Keenan - Secretary
How often meetings take place:
We meet quarterly via Zoom. Details will be sent via the safeguarding IASW email address at firstname.lastname@example.org
How to join Membership is also open to those working in statutory, voluntary agencies and charities. You can request to join this group via the IASW office email@example.com or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.