Report 41: Prevention in adult safeguarding - Emerging evidence

Croydon Council: Supporting care homes to prevent abuse

Vincent Docherty, Safeguarding Adults Coordinator from Croydon Council, shares the work going on to support care homes in Croydon. The Council has led on three major initiatives – a support team, training and a bimonthly forum for care homes – to improve practice in care homes as a key way of preventing poor practice and abuse which leads to safeguarding investigations.


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