adult protection

Document setting out procedures to be followed in cases of abuse of vulnerable adults in the Argyll and Bute Council area.

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.

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.

Document setting out the national minimum standards expected of domiciliary care agencies in England to ensure good quality personal care and support for people while living in their own home in the community.

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.

Report that summarises the work completed in Phase Two of the Joint Improvement Team (JIT) Shared Learning Initiative, aimed at improving the protection of adults at risk.

It outlines the process through which a framework of standards for adult protection and a format for risk management and protection planning for adults at risk of abuse was developed.

Guide for social services departments to implementing the Protection of Vulnerable Adults scheme which is designed to act as a workforce ban on care workers who have harmed vulnerable adults in their care by adding another layer of protection to pre-employment processes such as Criminal Records Bureau checks.

Video showing the lessons learned and subsequent changes in practice following the murder of Steven Hoskin.

The ASP Act was passed by the Scottish Parliament in February 2007.

Part 1 of the Act requires councils to make enquiries to determine whether action is required to stop or prevent harm; requires specified public bodies to co-operate with councils; introduces a range of protection orders; and makes provision for the establishment of local multi-agency adult protection committees.