In this report I will be outlining key legislation and regulation which govern safeguarding adults work, outlining strategies and types of abuse procedure used in health and social care to reduce the risk of abuse. Also I will be describing legislation and regulations, working strategies and procedures used in health and social care to reduce the risk of two types of abuse.
P4: Outline key legislation and regulations which govern safeguarding adults at work
Legislation | Main Points | Application | Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006Protection of Vulnerable Groups Act 2007 Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) 2010 | * Set for individuals who work with children and vulnerable adults to be registered *…show more content… * If they do not meet this standard, they are then inspected and measures are then put into place before foreclosure | * Established the protection of vulnerable adult's scheme. It has since been replaced by the ISA's barred list. * Protects individuals against neglect in all places where people are cared for, as it sets out the standard of care that must be abided by in order to protect vulnerable adults from being neglected due to the low standard of care, then the company or organisation can be prosecuted. | Care Homes for Older People: National Minimum Standards and the Care Home Regulation 2003 | * Identified the minimum levels of care a vulnerable adult should be given in care homes | * Set the national minimum standards that individuals in a care home are entitled to expect | The Care Home Regulations 2003 | * Adult placement schemes to be registered and inspected. | * Applied similar national care standards to these schemes as were set forth by the care home | Mental Capacity Act 2005 | * Established the independent mental capacity advocates service * Makes it clear who can make decisions for other individuals in different situations, and how they must go about doing so. * Applies whether the decision is about living changing events or every day matters – relevant to adults of any age, regardless of when they lost capacity | * Aims to help vulnerable people who lack the capacity to make important