The Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007 was passed by the Scottish Parliament in February 2007 and received royal assent on 22 March 2007. Part 1 of the Act deals with the protection of adults at risk of harm. It is scheduled to come into effect in the autumn of 2008. This booklet is a brief summary of the provisions of Part 1 of the Act.
Video telling the personal story of a person who suffered abuse in the family home for many years. Since speaking out he has been helped to live a full and independent life.
Report that sets out significant data collated by Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW) in relation to allegations of abuse against adults. It examines the key findings for the year ended 31 March 2008, providing an analysis of the information and a description of trends, concerns and achievements. It then considers what the data says about the state of adult protection services in Wales.
Document setting out procedures to be followed in cases of abuse of vulnerable adults in the Argyll and Bute Council area.
Report of a project set up to create guidelines for interpreting data on adult protection intervention in order to inform social policy planning and improve adult protection processes.
Consultation document on whether the 'No Secrets' guidance needs to be reviewed in light of personalisation in social care and developments in the criminal justice system.
UK Government guidance intended to help local agencies with responsibility for dealing with vulnerable adult abuse develop local inter-agency policies, procedures and joint protocols based on good practice.