Knowledge of best practice in safeguarding the interests of vulnerable children and adults

These products will be of help to individual leaders and extended teams:

Working Together to Safeguard Children: A guide to inter-agency working

A guide to inter-agency working, March 2012

Statutory guidance on making arrangements to safeguard and promote the welfare of children

Statutory guidance under section 11 of the Children Act, Mar 2007 (under revision with Working Together to Safeguard Children).

Statutory Guidance on Promoting the Health and Well-being of Looked After Children

Statutory guidance produced in 2009.

Statement of Government Policy on Adult Safeguarding 2011

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.

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Mental Capacity Act: deprivation of liberty safeguards

This six page information leaflet summarises the Mental Capacity Act  deprivation of liberty safeguards and although it was written in 2008, it is still relevant background for CCGs.

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