Saint John of God Hospitaller Ministries is committed to the safeguarding of all people who access our services and to ensuring that each is safe and free from harm or abuse of any kind.
The values and fundamental principles that guide our services are Hospitality, Care, Compassion, Respect, Dignity, Trust, Excellence, Justice and the example of our Founder, Saint John of God.
We uphold our Safeguarding Vulnerable People Policy & Procedures which have been developed in accordance with National Legislation, National Policy and the Catholic Church policy and procedures Safeguarding Children: Standards and Guidance (2009).
We would urge anyone who has a safeguarding concern to come forward and contact the authorities or ourselves– details below.
DESIGNATED LIAISON PERSON
Ms Maria Corrigan
Hospitaller Order of Saint John of God
Hospitaller Ministries Headquarters
Tel: +353 1 533 3311
TUSLA, CHILD & FAMILY AGENCY (FORMERLY HSE CHILDREN & FAMILY SERVICES),
You may contact your local TUSLA office details of which can be found on their website www.tusla.ie
If you are concerned about Elder Abuse or want to get help you may contact the HSE information line on 1850 241850 or contact your local Senior Case Worker For The Protection Of Older People with your concern – details of which can be found on their website www.hse.ie/elderabuse/
If you are concerned about abuse of an adult with disability you may contact your local HSE Disability Manager/Head of Social Care
In an emergency where a person is at immediate risk you should contact the Gardai or emergency services on 999 or 112.
AN GARDA SÍOCHÁNA
National Bureau of Criminal Investigation
Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Unit
Tel: +353 1 666 3342
Or your local Garda Station
Please find below an update regarding our progress implementing the recommendations arising from the review of our safeguarding practice undertaken by the National Board for Safeguarding Children in Catholic Church in Ireland (NBSCCCI).