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Is safeguarding vulnerable adults important?

safeguarding vulnerable adults

Safeguarding is a term we all rightly associate with child protection, but are you aware of the need to place importance on safeguarding vulnerable adults, too? What exactly does this entail, and is it any different to safeguarding children?   What is safeguarding? Safeguarding refers to the processes and actions we take to promote the…

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Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults: Why it Matters

safeguarding vulnerable adults

Our team of experts has been training individuals in child protection for over a decade, so we know that the majority of our clients require high-quality safeguarding training to carry out their daily work effectively. But how many of us are missing out on valuable knowledge by overlooking the safeguarding of vulnerable adults? We suspect…

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Decline in elderly care services provision

A recent survey shows that councils in some of England’s poorest areas are cutting service provision to England’s vulnerable older people to a much greater degree than other councils. The biggest falls are shown to have generally come in Labour-run councils rather than Conservative-run councils with Liverpool, Manchester, Hackney and East London amongst those with…

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BBC Panorama programme, CQC and vulnerable adults …

A BBC Panorama programme uncovered vulnerable adults suffering physical and verbal abuse in a Bristol hospital after which the Care Quality Commission (CQC) carried out 145 unannounced inspections of hospitals and care homes. Of that number, it was found that nearly half didn’t actually meet welfare standards. 48% of the premises inspected failed to meet…

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Investigation into ‘missing from care’

Following recent high profile child protection matters such as Baby Peter and the Rochdale case, an investigation is being made into the issue of vulnerable children and young adults ‘missing from care’.  This is a matter which has not been high on the political agenda until recently and in light of the above cases but two…

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