Back to Safeguarding principles and effective practice: adults at risk of abuse and/or neglect

The safeguarding process: an overview

As described in Vol 6 Handling Individual Cases, there are different ways in which to protect adults at risk of abuse and neglect and are considered within these procedures.

These are:

To determine the most effective way in which to safeguard an adult at risk practitioners should be aware of the different stages of the safeguarding process:

Pointers for Practice: The Safeguarding Process