Legislation & National Guidance

Below are the most relevant, up to date pieces of legislation and statutory guidance, used in connection with safeguarding adults work.

Link to www.legislation.gov.uk: Care Act 2014

Care Act 2014: Care and Support Statutory Guidance (revised March 2016)

Link to www.legislation.gov.uk: Mental Capacity Act 2005

Link to www.legislation.gov.uk: Human Rights Act 1998

Link to www.legislation.gov.uk: Equality Act 2010

Link to www.legislation.gov.uk: Mental Health Act 1983 & www.gov.uk: Code of Practice 2015

ADASS Out-Of-Area Safeguarding Adults Arrangements (June 2016)

Age UK – Improving later life for people with sight loss: December 2015

Controlling or coercive behaviour: Statutory Guidance (December 2015)

CPA: Supporting people to manage their daily affairs

Identifying a Deprivation of Liberty – Practical Guidance: 2015

Note for Safeguarding Adults Boards – Mental Health Crisis Concordat

Review of the role and functions of Local Children’s Safeguarding Boards (Wood Report)

Safe Later Lives: Older People and Domestic Abuse (October 2016)

Skills for Care: Employing Personal Assistants Toolkit

Social Care for Older People – Kings Fund (September 2016)

The Casey Review: Opportunity and Integration (December 2016)

The CHOICE (Care Home Organisations Implementing Cultures of Excellence) Report (Feb 2013)

The Emotional Wellbeing of Carers: University College London

Transforming Care for People with Learning Disabilities – Next Steps: January 2015

Victim Support – Insight Report An Easy Target: April 2016

Winterbourne View – Transforming Care Two Years On: January 2015