Safeguarding guide provides ‘essential resource’ for people working in social care

18 February 2019 – Homecare Insight

Safeguarding Adults and the Law, now in its third edition, works on analysing serious challenges and issues integral to the current culture of health and social care, and the implications for adult safeguarding.

The book covers safeguarding duties under the Care Act 2014 and in particular the making of enquiries by local authorities, safeguarding adults boards, Department of Health guidance, human rights, regulation of health and social care providers, barring of carers from working with vulnerable adults, criminal records certificates, mental capacity, the High Court’s inherent jurisdiction, undue influence, assault, battery, wilful neglect, ill treatment, self-neglect, manslaughter, murder, theft, fraud, sexual offences, modern slavery, domestic violence legislation, data protection and the sharing of information.

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