This report is about involving people who use services in adult safeguarding. It looks at policies and practice, barriers and lessons learned from evaluating adult safeguarding processes.
Adult safeguarding resources and services
Guidance on protecting at risk adults from abuse and responsing to incidents of abuse.
The lessons learned and subsequent changes in practice following the murder of Steven Hoskin.
Safeguarding through increased awareness and good communication both in residential and community care.
The film focuses on the personal story of Philip who suffered abuse in the family home for many years. Since he spoke out about the abuse, Philip has been supported to live a full and independent life.
This film is about a training scheme in Plymouth that helps people to protect themselves from abuse.
This report shares findings from research, policy and practice on prevention in adult safeguarding and presents a wide range of approaches that can help prevent abuse.
The report is relevant to all organisations that have reasonability for safeguarding adults at risk in London
E-learning resource providing an introduction and guide to the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS). Introduced in 2009, DOLS aim to protect the rights of people who may lack capacity to make critical decisions, and to ensure that the care and treatments they receive is in their best interests. The resource looks at what a deprivation of liberty is; how to apply for a standard authorisation; safeguards under a standard authorisation; and concerns about unlawful deprivation of liberty. The resource is aimed at all staff working with people who lack or may lack capacity in the health and social care sectors. This includes paid and unpaid carers as well as Families. It will also be useful for trainers and students. The resource is one of nine modules Mental Capacity e-learning series.
This digital report outlines the recent research and emerging practice on risk enablement and practice relating to self-directed support and personal budgets