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Guidance and toolkit for vulnerable adult interventions

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Guidance and a toolkit for both healthcare organisations and frontline healthcare workers working with providing support and interventions for vulnerable individuals.

The Building Partnerships, Staying Safe: The health sector contribution to HM Government’s prevent strategy: guidance for healthcare workers highlights the importance of using established structures for raising any concerns and use the current principles of safeguarding and good governance.  Patient consent and confidentiality are key factors in the provision of support to vulnerable individuals.

The Building Partnerships, Staying Safe: The health sector contribution to HM Government’s prevent strategy: guidance for healthcare organisations provides support and information for leaders and managers of organisations as well as a toolkit that can assist in the review of corporate governance and policies and procedures.

For more information on the prevent programme contact a regional prevent coordinator within your Strategic Health Authority or the Department of Health central prevent team at prevent@dh.gsi.gov.uk