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20 Most Influential Women in Sport
Find out about the 20 most influential women in sport as named by the Daily Telegraph.
Posted on June 29th, 2017

We Must Stop Organisational Abuse of Adults with Learning Disabilities
Read our reaction to the conviction of 13 people after an enquiry about abuse in Devon.
Posted on June 8th, 2017

Tips for sports organisations with members on the autistic spectrum
See our tips for how you can follow best practice.
Posted on May 25th, 2017

Introducing the Ann Craft Trust

At ACTwe believe that every disabled child and every adult at risk deserves to be treated with the same respect and dignity as everyone else in society.

We are a leading provider of safeguarding training, consultations and safeguarding adult reviews working closely with organisations and individuals across the UK to raise awareness and improve practice. For over 21 years our independent research has tackled the key issues for safeguarding disabled children and adults at risk.

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Safeguarding Training Courses

We offer a range of safeguarding disabled children and adults at risk training courses including 'Communication with Disabled Children' and 'Introduction to the Care Act'.

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Safeguarding Practice Reviews

In the last 25 years ACT has supported organisations to carry out audits and reviews of their safeguarding practices.

Practice Audits & Reviews


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ACT Research and Projects

Our research tackles key issues of safeguarding including forced marriage, financial abuse of people with learning disabilities.

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Our quarterly safeguarding bulletin features latest news & updates. Sign up to recieve the bulletin straight to your inbox.

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If you have any safeguarding concerns or would like to discuss how ACT can support your organisation please call us on 0115 951 5400 or email

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Tailored to your organisations learn more about the changes to safeguarding adults at risk of abuse.

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