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Safeguarding, lockdown and helplines

Helplines Partnership’s Director of Operations, Gemma Khairi talks about safeguarding, what it means for helplines and how now as many face-to-face services are suspended it is even more important to be alert. Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility and a basic human right – if you see signs or indicators, you a… Read More

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More accessibility for vulnerable people over the festive period

Read how one of our members is increasing accessibility for people needing help and support over the Christmas holidays. The helpline will be open longer to provide that vital lifeline for those in need. The Staffordshire Mental Health Helpline, a free and confidential telephone service that offers support to people… Read More

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Helplines on the Frontline

Helplines are an important partner in delivering health and social care for vulnerable people. Helplines Partnership, with our partners Shaping Our Lives (with Disability Rights UK) and the Race Equality Foundation have launched a landmark policy paper exploring the role that helplines play in delivering health and social care support,… Read More