Guidance

Adult safeguarding: statement of government policy

Sets out government policy on safeguarding vulnerable adults, including a statement of principles for use by local authorities.

Document

Statement of government policy on adult safeguarding

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This document sets out the government’s policy on safeguarding vulnerable adults. It includes a statement of principles for use by local authority social services and housing, health, the police and other agencies for both developing and assessing the effectiveness of their local safeguarding arrangements.