Safeguarding through increased awareness and good communication both in residential and community care.
Safeguarding resources and services
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.
This digital report outlines the recent research and emerging practice on risk enablement and practice relating to self-directed support and personal budgets
This briefing highlights some of the emerging findings from research and practice regarding risk taking and safety in the implementation of self-directed support and personal budgets.
Practice guidance on the involvement of Independent Mental Capacity Advocates (IMCAs) in safeguarding adults
Part of Mental Capacity Act (MCA)
SCIE Guide on practice guidance on the involvement of Independent Mental Capacity Advocates (IMCAs) in safeguarding adults
A video which explains how care workers can help older people to guard against distraction burglary, bogus callers and rogue traders, and ways they can help older people to remain safe, secure and confident at home.
This guide aims to support people making referrals to the POVA list under the Care Standards Act 2000. It will help employers and managers to make effective referrals that can be processed efficiently, leading to accurate and timely decisions on POVA listing by the Secretary of State for Health.
Learning together to safeguard children: developing a multi-agency systems approach for case reviews
Learning together to safeguard children presents a 'systems' model of organisational learning that can be used across agencies involved in safeguarding and child protection work.