e-Learning: Adult safeguarding resource

Published: 2013 / 2016

Adult safeguarding is about looking out for the people around us and protecting them from harm. Anyone can find themselves in a difficult situation where there is a possibility that they might be harmed, but when the situation involves someone who needs extra support – known as 'an adult with safeguarding needs’ – the situation becomes critical.

The resource explores the following questions:

Please note that previous government guidance – and earlier versions of this resource – made reference to ‘vulnerable adults’ and ‘adults at risk’. The former was replaced with the latter as it erroneously implied fault. The term ‘adult at risk’ has generally been replaced with ‘adult with safeguarding needs’ in this 2015 update, in line with the terminology used in Care and Support Statutory Guidance October 2014.

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Adult safeguarding resource 2013