Keeping Adults Safe: A Shared Responsibility - Standards and Guidance for Good Practice in Adult Safeguarding
This publication contains the new standards and guidance for good practice in working with adults at risk. All organisations have a responsibility to ensure that adults are protected and this new publication will help your organisation to do this!
The publication contains 8 sections each containing a standard and supporting guidance:
Section 1: Developing an Adult Safeguarding Policy and Procedure
Section 2: Recruitment and Selection of Staff and Volunteers
Section 3: Effective Management of Staff and Volunteers
Section 4: Recognising and Reporting Concerns
Section 5: Risk Assessment and Management
Section 6: Receiving Feedback and Dealing with Complaints
Section 7: Management of Records and Sharing of Information
Section 8: Developing a Code of Behaviour
The publication also contains a self-assessment checklist to help your organisation assess where it is in relation to each of the 8 safeguarding standards. The checklist will help your organisation identify criteria which are already being met and those that require further development.
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