This topic covers the steps managers and their staff should take to deal with suspected abuse or harm in their service.

It summarises the signs of different kinds of abuse and suggests actions following disclosure of abuse, and follows the NICE guideline, N189, Safeguarding adults in care homes, and the implications of this for other services.

It summarises the signs of different kinds of abuse and suggests actions following disclosure of abuse.

Guidance on the safeguarding implications of the Covid-19 outbreak can be found in Employer Factsheet: Covid-19 Safeguarding Considerations.

This is one of three safeguarding topics. The others are:

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