#EXCLUDE#

SCIE uses cookies to store information on your computer. This information is used to make parts of the site work and so we can understand how the site is used. If you have used some parts of the site, or have registered for a MySCIE account, a cookie will have already been set.

To find out more about why we use cookies and for information on how to delete and block cookies from this site, please visit our cookies page.

  I accept cookies from this site.

#EXCLUDE#
#EXCLUDE#
#EXCLUDE#

Find resources by subject topic

Elder abuse resources and services

Results 1 - 1 of 1

Gaining access to an adult suspected to be at risk of neglect or abuse: a guide for social workers and their managers in England

Part of Care Act 2014

The guide has been created to provide information on legal options for gaining access to adults suspected to be at risk of abuse or neglect. The safeguarding duties under the Care Act 2014 apply to an adult who: has needs for care and support (whether or not the local authority is meeting any of those needs); is experiencing, or at risk of, abuse or neglect; as a result of those care and support needs is unable to protect themselves from either the risk of, or the experience of, abuse or neglect. The guide is intended as a source of reference in situations of uncertainty, rather than as a learning tool, laying out the potential routes to resolution. Sections of the guide discuss: practical issues and principles in adults safeguarding; the difficulties and duties involved in gaining access; and the legal powers that may be required in gaining access. Links to information on the relevant legislation and case law are included throughout the guide.

Results 1 - 1 of 1

#EXCLUDE#
View all our free e-learning resources
STUDY NOW
View all our free Social Care TV videos
WATCH NOW
CPD accredited training. Book an open course, or ask about tailored training
TRAINING
SCIE consultants can help you review, plan and deliver improvements
CONSULTANCY
Visit Social Care Online, the UK’s largest database of information and research on all aspects of social care and social work.
SEARCH NOW
What do you think about SCIE's work?
FEEDBACK
#EXCLUDE#
#EXCLUDE#