Protecting vulnerable adults from financial abuse by family members, care workers and others.
Safeguarding adults resources and services
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The report was commissioned by the Department of Health. Safeguarding adults is a multiagency responsibility and the guidance relating to it (No secrets, DH, 2000) has been subject to public and political scrutiny. Under the guidance, local authorities were encouraged to consider structures for interagency collaboration and it is these that have become known as Safeguarding Adults Boards. The report looks at how the boards have been structured, their membership and their strategic goals, vision and purpose.
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.
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 film for adult social services, health, and police shows the story of Steven Hoskin, a man who was tortured and murdered by people who targeted him because of his learning disabilities. It demonstrates that partnership between agencies and procedures for sharing information are vital to adult safeguarding.
This video shows how good communication with older people can improve safeguarding. In residential care it is important that staff take the time to talk to residents and to listen to their concerns. Two community projects demonstrate how people are encouraged to look out for each other and to report any concerns.
The video focuses on Philip who suffered physical, financial and emotional abuse in the family home for many years. He has learning disabilities and cerebral palsy. When Philip finally disclosed the abuse, he was supported to leave the family home. He now lives a full and independent life.
This video shows how training for people with learning disabilities can help them to protect themselves from abuse. They are helped to recognise it and to understand that they can and should say no. The training has been adapted for older people, people with physical disabilities and people who misuse substances.
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