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11c - Safeguarding Adults P4, P5, M2

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Safeguarding Adults

In this report I will be outlining key legislation and regulation which govern safeguarding adults work, outlining strategies and types of abuse procedure used in health and social care to reduce the risk of abuse. Also I will be describing legislation and regulations, working strategies and procedures used in health and social care to reduce the risk of two types of abuse.
P4: Outline key legislation and regulations which govern safeguarding adults at work

Legislation | Main Points | Application | Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006Protection of Vulnerable Groups Act 2007 Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) 2010 | * Set for individuals who work with children and vulnerable adults to be registered * The independent safeguarding authority to be able to decide who should be barred from working with people that are vulnerable | * Applies to employed individuals and volunteers * They are separate, but like barred lists for those working with children and adults * Checks must take place before an individual can work with vulnerable people | The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 | * Allows for convictions to become 'spent' after a certain period of time of rehabilitation or non-offending | * All healthcare employment is usually exempt from this act and requires full disclosure of prior convictions. | The Police Act 1997 | * CRB checks (now known as a DBS) have to be done under this act, and are the norm in health and social care settings. | * CRB checks work alongside the ISA to ensure that more detailed checks are carried out | The Sexual Offences Act 2003 | * This act was created for sex offenders registered for identification and tracking purposes | * Enables sex offenders to be monitored and vulnerable adults to be protected | Care Standards Act 2000 | * This was set for national

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