Report 41: Prevention in adult safeguarding

Community links

'Community outreach [is identified] as one of four approaches to preventing elder abuse in nursing homes.'(45)


Both services and individuals benefit from having contact with a range of people in the community. Reducing isolation through links with the community can mean that there are more people who can be alert to the possibility of abuse as well as provide links to potential sources of support for adults at risk and family carers.


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