Adult Safeguarding: Updated Statement of Government Policy (Department of Health)

Summary

This document from the Department of Health updates the government’s policy on safeguarding adults vulnerable to abuse and neglect.

“It includes the statement of principles for Local Authority Social Services and housing, health, the police and other agencies to use, for both developing and assessing the effectiveness of their local safeguarding arrangements”.

Read more: Adult safeguarding: updated statement of government policy.

Reference

Social Care Policy (2013). Adult safeguarding: updated statement of government policy. London: Department of Health, [May 2013] Updated August 29th 2013.

Note: The main update appears to be the presence of an Easy Read Summary version.

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