Good Practice in Safeguarding Adults: Working Effectively in by Jacki Pritchard, Alison Bowes, Seena Fazel, Gary Fitzgerald,

By Jacki Pritchard, Alison Bowes, Seena Fazel, Gary Fitzgerald, Ghizala Avan, Sherry Bien Macintosh, Jackie Parker, Arwel Owen, Jamieson Mornington, Marilyn Mornington, Lucy Naven, Deborah Kitson, Simon Leslie, Adrian Hayes, Adrian Hughes, Peter Sadler

Reliable perform in Safeguarding Adults offers an up to the moment and topical evaluation of advancements in coverage, advice, laws and perform within the quarter of grownup safeguard. The booklet goals to increase considering grownup abuse, assesses substitute types of perform reminiscent of legal justice and welfare, and covers teams who should be missed, reminiscent of individuals with mind accidents, older prisoners and adults in the black and minority ethnic groups. matters lined comprise household violence and honour-based crime, abuse in associations, monetary abuse, and danger review in grownup defense. The ebook is illustrated all through with case stories, and likewise supplies a voice to the sufferers of grownup abuse who might be forgotten in a operating setting that emphasises goal functionality, symptoms, criteria, famous person scores, forms and proper use of terminology.This e-book might be crucial examining for an individual operating with susceptible adults, together with social staff, care managers, care employees, well-being care employees, police, probation officials, employees in the legal process, advocates, volunteers, education officials and students.This sequence explores issues of present main issue to execs operating in social care, well-being care and the probation carrier. members are drawn from a wide selection of settings, either within the voluntary and statutory sectors.

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COMMUNICATION STRATEGY It became clear to me during the development period January 2006 to March 2006 that to drive the agenda effectively we would need a communication strategy. The strategy included: · making contact and developing relationships with colleagues in partner agencies who lead on internal and external communication within their organisations. I was able to tap into this resource to promote the adult protection agenda. I was also able to link the multi-agency policy and other information and annual reports to the internal internet systems of the partner agencies · ensuring that there was a consistent provision of information by press releases, articles in partner agencies’ information sheets and publications.

The Liaison Officer has overall responsibility for coordinating the adult abuse investigations; they have direct supervision responsibility for all County Council-led investigations and have a liaison role in terms of investigations led by other agencies, for example the Commission for Social Care and Inspection and the Lincolnshire Police. I commenced in the post of Adult Protection Coordinator for Lincolnshire on 2 January 2006. This was a new development and there had not been a post-holder before me.

In 2000 when the Department of Health issued the statutory guidance No Secrets:Guidance on Developing and Implementing Multi-Agency Policies and Procedures to Protect Vulnerable Adults from Abuse (DH and Home Office 2000), Lincolnshire County Council took lead agency responsibility. Work commenced to develop the multi-agency Adult Protection Committee and this was formed in 2002. I had been a Project Manager in 2001 and was responsible for the development of the first Lincolnshire Multi-Agency Policy and Procedures which became operational in November 2003 (Lincolnshire Adult Protection Committee 2003).

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