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Safeguarding adults

Training and consultancy services and free resources to help safeguarding boards, care providers, housing providers, local authorities, the NHS (including Integrated Care Board) or police to safeguard adults at risk of abuse or neglect.

Introduction to safeguarding adults

Introducing safeguarding adults, and types and indicators of abuse.

Safeguarding adults in practice

Practical resources to help safeguard adults.

Preventing abuse and neglect

Practical resources to prevent abuse and neglect.

Safeguarding Adults Reviews (SARs)

Statutory requirement for Safeguarding Adults Boards (SABs).

Safeguarding Adults Boards (SABs)

This guide is part of a range of products to support the implementation of the safeguarding aspects of the Care Act 2014.

Legislation relating to safeguarding adults

This introduction to legislation relating to safeguarding adults has been developed to assist in promoting dignity in social care.

The Care Act: safeguarding adults

The Care Act 2014 sets out a clear legal framework for how local authorities and other parts of the system should protect adults at risk of abuse or neglect.

Safety and safeguarding in the care home

The obligations of care home owners and managers in respect of safety apply to all the people living and working in their care home.

Consultancy support

Expert support from SCIE on conducting statutory reviews, learning reviews and audits to improve safeguarding practice.

Training courses

CPD-accredited training courses, scheduled open courses, and bespoke training for your team at your premises.

Safeguarding adults: CPD-accredited online course

Explore what safeguarding adults means and how to manage it effectively.