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Resources for Professionals

The links below offer useful information from other sites regarding various issues around safeguarding and vulnerable adults.

The Care Act

Care and Support Act (Care Act) Statutory Guidance

Carers and Safeguarding

Coercive Control and Abuse

County Lines

Discharging people at risk of or experiencing homelessness

Domestic Abuse Board

Domestic Abuse and Suicidality

Exploitation Language

Female Genital Mutilation

Forced Marriages

  • Marriage My Choice Toolkit is based on independent research commissioned/funded by the National Institute for Health Research and School for Social Care Research. In recognition of the particular needs of people with learning disabilities who may be, or have been, forced into marriage, the guidance specifically addresses assessing capacity to consent to marriage and draws upon research undertaken as part of the My Marriage My Choice project led by Rachael Clawson and research team. My Marriage, My Choice Toolkit


Medical Neglect in Adults

Mental Capacity Act 2005 (SCIE)

Pressure Ulcers: Safeguarding Adults Protocol

Safeguarding Concern

Safer Recruitment

Using Surveillance in your care service CQC

Working Together