adult protection

Safeguarding adults : an independent life after long-term abuse within the family

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.

Protection of vulnerable adults: monitoring report 2007-2008

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.

Adult protection policy and procedures

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

Safeguarding adults: a consultation on the review of the 'No Secrets' guidance

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.

Domiciliary care: national minimum standards

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.

No secrets: guidance on developing and implementing multi-agency policies and procedures to protect vulnerable adults from abuse

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.

Working together to improve adult protection: report of phase 2

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.

Protection of vulnerable dults scheme in England and Wales for adult placement schemes, domiciliary care agencies and care homes : a practical guide

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.

Safeguarding adults : lessons from the murder of Steven Hoskin

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