Publication that begins by considering the causes of the human tragedy of the abuse and oppression of people with disabilities - especially people with intellectual disabilities. It uses the Winterbourne View scandal as its starting point.
Resource that explores the following questions:
Research that analyses six months of calls to Rights of Women’s immigration and asylum law line, identifies and analyses the key barriers and issues for women seeking safety and protection in the UK.
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. Report published by Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) in January 2011. Review date is January 2014.
Website of a feminist voluntary organisation, recognised as a Scottish Charity. The project works to raise awareness of the extent, causes and effect of male violence against women, and for improved services for those affected by violence.
The role of the Public Guardian is to supervise, investigate concerns and regulate Court appointed Deputies, and investigate complaints about the actions of registered attorneys and people acting under an order of the Court protection. This policy provides a framework for delivering the Office of the Public Guardian's role in safeguarding vulnerable adults.
JRF’s search to understand and improve the experiences of older people and disabled people in society is central to our work on social policy and practice. This publication is a response to the Department of Health’s consultation on the review of the No Secrets guidance.
Document bringing together best practice and aspirations to form eleven sets of good practice standards, which can be utilised as an audit tool and guide by all those involved in adult protection work.
What is domestic abuse. Domestic violence can happen in any family and in all kinds of homes. In half of the cases of violence between adults, children get hurt too. Even when children do not see the violence happening, they often hear it. Children are often in the same or next room when the violence is going on. This can be extremely distressing and disturbing for them.
Video showing how safeguarding can be achieved through increased awareness and good communication both in residential and community care.