Care and Support Statutory Guidance

By 28th February 2016The ARC Resources

Issued under the Care Act 2014 Department of Health, Chapter 14 replaces statutory guidance called ‘No Secrets.

The new law in England on safeguarding is set out in sections 42 –46 and Schedule 2 of the Care Act 2014. It is explained in greater detail in chapter 14 of the Care and Support Statutory Guidance, which has been issued under the Care Act 2014 by the Department of Health.

Chapter 14 of the statutory guidance identifies the categories of abuse, detailing their signs and adding additional categories; self neglect, modern slavery and domestic violence, it also emphasises the importance of collaboration between all agencies and a multi-agency approach to safeguarding.

The law requires every local authority to establish a ‘Safeguarding Adults Board’ (or SAB) with association from a wide assortment of organisations and ‘Safeguarding Adult Reviews’ (SARs) for implementation support.

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