Safeguarding adult policy

Useful resources

related legislation and policy guidance

Safeguarding Adults at Risk: The multi-agency policy, procedure and practice for

working with adults at risk of abuse and neglect in Hertfordshire 2015

Care Act 2014

Care Act 2014: statutory guidance for implementation

Adult Safeguarding: Statement of Government Policy 2013

Handling cases of forced marriage: multi-agency practice guidelines 2014

Female genital mutilation: guidelines to protect children and women 2014

Serious Crime Act 2015

Human Rights Act 1998

Equalities Act 2010: guidance

Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006

Disability Discrimination Act 1995

Data Protection Act 1998

Making every contact count: A joint approach to preventing homelessness 2012