Case study

Safety & Security: The museum as a 'Keep Safe Location'

This is part of our series of case studies or examples how a culture organisation contributes to one of the 12 dimensions of wellbeing from QWB Lab's Wellbeing Framework.

Culture organisations are safe, welcoming and inspiring places. As such they contribute to the wellbeing dimension “Safety & Security”. In our framework we describe this dimension broadly as ”A safe, accessible and welcoming space - safe from harm and the fear of harm physically, emotionally, culturally.”

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow can now advertise itself as an approved ‘Keep Safe’ location. Staff received training by Police on how to identify and support vulnerable visitors to the venue and offer them a safe space. This is part of the ‘Keep Safe’ initiative by Police Scotland and charity I Am Me Scotland. It helps vulnerable people participate in community life and allows them to enter a visibly accredited safe venue and, if needed, seek support.

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Case study

Safety & Security: The museum as a 'Keep Safe Location'

This is part of our series of case studies or examples how a culture organisation contributes to one of the 12 dimensions of wellbeing from QWB Lab's Wellbeing Framework.

Culture organisations are safe, welcoming and inspiring places. As such they contribute to the wellbeing dimension “Safety & Security”. In our framework we describe this dimension broadly as ”A safe, accessible and welcoming space - safe from harm and the fear of harm physically, emotionally, culturally.”

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow can now advertise itself as an approved ‘Keep Safe’ location. Staff received training by Police on how to identify and support vulnerable visitors to the venue and offer them a safe space. This is part of the ‘Keep Safe’ initiative by Police Scotland and charity I Am Me Scotland. It helps vulnerable people participate in community life and allows them to enter a visibly accredited safe venue and, if needed, seek support.

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