Tag Archives: Safeguarding in the NHS

Abuse of Vulnerable Adults in England: 2012-13. Experimental Statistics (Health and Social Care Information Centre)

Summary This report contains statistical summary information about alerts and referrals to adult social care safeguarding teams in England, based on the Abuse of Vulnerable Adults (AVA) data collection for the period 2012-13. Read more: Health & Social Care Information Centre. Full … Continue reading

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Monitoring the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS): Annual Report (Care Quality Commission)

Summary The Care Quality Commission (CQC)’s fourth report into how the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards have been applied – during 2012/13 – mentions concern that the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) is not understood or implemented consistently across health and social … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Adult Safeguarding: Updated Statement (Department of Health)

Summary This document updates the government’s policy on safeguarding adults vulnerable to abuse and neglect. A statement of principles is included for use when developing or assessing local safeguarding arrangements. Full Text Link Reference Social Care Policy (2013). Statement of … Continue reading

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Guide to the Healthcare System in England and NHS Accountabilities (Department of Health / Nuffield Trust)

Summary This Department of Health guide explains the overall structure of the NHS, following the Health and Social Care Act 2012. It summarises the main organisations in the healthcare system and how their roles are intended to work together. The … Continue reading

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Safeguarding Vulnerable People in the Reformed NHS (NHS Commissioning Board)

Summary This NHS Commissioning Board document replaces earlier guidance issued in September 2012. It explains how safeguarding will work in the NHS from April 2013. Full Text Link Reference NHS Commissioning Board (2013). Safeguarding vulnerable people in the reformed NHS: accountability … Continue reading

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Abuse of Vulnerable Adults in England: 2011-12. Experimental Statistics (Health and Social Care Information Centre)

Summary This report summarises statistical information about alerts and referrals to adult social care safeguarding teams in England. It is based on the Abuse of Vulnerable Adults (AVA) data collection for 2011-12. Read more: Health & Social Care Information Centre. A total 136,000 safeguarding alerts, 108,000 … Continue reading

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