Adult safeguarding: Policy and procedures
London multi-agency policy and procedures
The Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS), NHS London, the Metropolitan Police, and the London Clinical Commissioning Council have produced 'London multi-agency safeguarding policy and procedures' (2015). SCIE has agreed to link to this guidance.
Care Act adult safeguarding resources
SCIE has developed the following resources to help social workers, local authority staff and their partners, chairs and members of Safeguarding Adults Boards, to meet their new safeguarding duties under the Care Act 2014.
Adult safeguarding: Types and indicators of abuse
Signs of abuse can often be difficult to detect. This At a glance briefing aims to help people who come into contact with people with care and support needs to identify abuse and recognise possible indicators. Many types of abuse are also criminal offences and should be treated as such.