Protecting vulnerable adults from financial abuse by family members, care workers and others.
Safeguarding resources and services
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.
This report was commissioned by the Department of Health (DH) and examines the concept of self-neglect as it relates to adult safeguarding.
This At a glance briefing looks at ways of involving people who use services in adult safeguarding at an individual level and at a strategic level.
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.
Part of Learning Together
The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) worked in collaboration with the London Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) to pilot the SCIE Learning Together model for case reviews in seven London Local Safeguarding Children Boards (LSCBs). This report presents on some of the interim findings from the (LSCBs) participating in the pilots of the SCIE Learning Together model. It draws primarily on verbal feedback provided by Lead Reviewers over the course of the training, and includes direct quotations. Issues discussed include the engagement of staff and implementation issues. The report aims to share with non-participating LSCBs the experience of taking part in the pilot.
This film introduces a methodology for conducting case reviews and serious case reviews (SCRs), called the systems approach.
The lessons learned and subsequent changes in practice following the murder of Steven Hoskin.
SCIE has led in the development of a new 'systems approach' for conducting case reviews of multi-agency safeguarding and child protection work. This video looks at the first pilots of the SCIE model which were completed in the North West of England in September 2010.