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Safeguarding Adults

Good Practice & Legislation

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Suffolk County Council

Skills for Care

Care Quality Commission


A 16-page best practice guide on adult safeguarding has been published by the East Anglia and NHS Adult Safeguarding Forum. The Forum says its Adult Safeguarding Best Practice Guidance for Providers of Healthcare in East Anglia and Essex  has received “phenomenal” feeback in terms of the value of the resource for health and social care providers and practitioners.

NHS Ipswich and East Suffolk & West Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Groups have produced a safeguarding adults best practice matrix. You can download it in two documents. For document one, click here. For document two, click here.

A Skills for Care guide to adult safeguarding on the Skills for Care website.

The Modern Slavery Act received Royal Accent on 26th March 2016.  Click here. 

SCIE, the Social Care Institute for Excellence, is a leading improvement support agency and independent charity, working with the care and support sector in the UK. Its has a comprehensive selection of films and videos on its website covering many subjects called Social Care TV. The following is a link to 5 films all about safeguarding adults. They include teaching people to protect themselves from crime and abuse.

A Skills for Care briefing document about the Care Act 2014 implications for safeguarding.

Care Quality Commission information about safeguarding people.