Safety Matters: Practitioners’ Handbook - Revised Third edition (2019)

Practice Tools and Guides
Published: May 2019
Author: Lindsey Pike, Paul Skowron, Lorraine Stanforth and Jeanette Sutton

Safeguarding adults means protecting a person’s right to live in safety, free from abuse, neglect, violence and exploitation. It is about promoting individuals’ wellbeing and preventing both the risk of, and the experience of, abuse and neglect wherever possible.

This handbook was first published in 2009 as part of a Change Project called Safety Matters. The project brought research and practice together to identify what works best in safeguarding. The handbook was further updated in 2013, and Research in Practice for Adults is now delighted to publish a fully updated third edition in 2018. The new edition takes account of recent policy and culture changes in safeguarding adults under the Care Act 2014, and following the national implementation of Making Safeguarding Personal.

Designed for: The focus is on developing practice in safeguarding by highlighting research messages and good working practices, and is intended to promote reflection and discussion. 

Number of pages: 100

Product code: AD-HBK-002

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