Resources

Safeguarding Passport

The Safeguarding Adults passport is a useful compentency tool which can be used to establish a more efficient and consistent Safeguarding practice. The passport provides employees and employers with a benchmark for standards of competence

Safeguarding Passport (PDF 609kb)this external link will open in a new window

Social Care Institute for Excellence

Training and consultancy services and free resources to help safeguarding boards, care providers, housing providers, local authorities, the NHS or police to safeguard adults at risk of abuse or neglect

Social Care Institute for Excellence - safeguarding adultsthis external link will open in a new window

Duty Of Candour

The duty of candour requires all health and adult social care providers registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to be open with people when things go wrong. The regulations impose a specific and detailed duty on all provides where any harm to a person who used their service from their care or treatment is above a certain threshold. The duty of candour is a legal requirement and CQC will be able to take enforcement action when it finds breaches.

Care Quality Commission - Regulation 20: Duty of candourthis external link will open in a new window

Research in practice for adults (Ripfa)

Supporting evidence-informed practice with adults and families.

Research in practice for adults (Ripfa) website

LGA - Safeguarding Adults Must Know

How do you know your council is being effective in keeping people safe?

LGA - Must know adults: Safeguarding website

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