This resource is a tool for staff engaged in safeguarding adults at risk. It gives practical pointers to help people assess the risk of abuse, recognise it when it does occur and respond to it appropriately.
Adult safeguarding resources and services
This resource explains the use of mediation and family group conferences (FGCs) for adults who are – or may be – at risk from abuse.
Adult safeguarding procedures, a multi-agency approach developed by organisations in the West Midlands to ensure a consistent approach to safeguarding across the region.
This guide aims to identify the issues that most commonly lead to safeguarding referrals from care homes.
This guidance aims to support NHS and local authority commissioners of care homes to ensure that safeguarding is central to the commissioning process and a primary concern for residential and nursing care home providers.
The Department of Health (DH) commissioned this work in response to requests from practitioners for a comprehensive guide to the legal framework underpinning adult safeguarding work
Protecting vulnerable adults from financial abuse by family members, care workers and others.
IMCA and paid relevant person's representative roles in the Mental Capacity Act Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
Part of Mental Capacity Act (MCA)
This practice guidance describes the role of Independent Mental Capacity Advocates (IMCAs) and paid representatives in the Mental Capacity Act Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (MCA DOLS).
The Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) and the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) have produced this guide to support access to the Court of Protection for people who may need this safeguard.
The report was commissioned by the Department of Health. Safeguarding adults is a multiagency responsibility and the guidance relating to it (No secrets, DH, 2000) has been subject to public and political scrutiny. Under the guidance, local authorities were encouraged to consider structures for interagency collaboration and it is these that have become known as Safeguarding Adults Boards. The report looks at how the boards have been structured, their membership and their strategic goals, vision and purpose.