SCIE Report 39: Protecting adults at risk: London multi-agency policy and procedures to safeguard adults from abuse

Produced by the Social Care Institute for Excellence with the Pan London Adult Safeguarding Editorial Board

Published: January 2011

Review: This report is based on No Secrets. It's content will be superseded by the requirements of the Care Act. SCIE is working with partners and stakeholders to provide guidance that will support the development of practice in line with the Care Act 2014. Until such time as practice guidance is issued, the overarching framework and principles of Pan-London should still be used.

Context

Protecting adults at risk represents the commitment of organisations in Greater London to work together to safeguard adults at risk. The policy and procedures are for different agencies and individuals involved in safeguarding adults, including managers, professionals, volunteers and staff working in public, voluntary and private sector organisations. They represent the commitment of organisations to:

Purpose

The procedures aim to make sure that:

Audience

The report is relevant to all organisations that have reasonability for safeguarding adults at risk in London. Each local partnership in London is asked to adopt this policy and procedures so that there is consistency across London in how adults at risk are safeguarded from abuse.

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