Energize, alongside a host of national and regional partners, work to ensure adults with a care and support need have a safe environment to take part in sport and physical activity.

We're here to provide signposting to resources, policies and local experts in safeguarding adults with a care and support need.


Energize STW Safeguarding Adults policy

This policy includes:

  • Types of abuse and neglect
  • Signs and indicators of abuse
  • What to do if you have a concern
  • Incident reporting form


The following organisations have a safeguarding responsibility and are available in different capacities to support safe active environments for adults with a care and support need:

Ann Craft Trust

The Ann craft trust are a leading UK authority on Safeguarding Adults at Risk and can provide extensive resources and templates, advice and guidance and also have a useful “message an expert” function.

Ann Craft Trust safeguarding information

Safeguarding Adults boards

Local Safeguarding Children Boards (LSCBs) have been set up by the local authority and co-ordinate the local provision for adult protection in each respective county.

Refer a concern

If you have a safeguarding concern about a local sports organisation or activity please contact us via [email protected] or telephone us on 01743 297191.

If you are affiliated to a national governing of sport body you can refer concerns direct to your NGB safeguarding lead.

If you believe an adult is in immediate danger, call the emergency services on 999