D2 – Evaluate the Role of Multi-Agency Working to Reduce the Risk of Abuse of Adults, with Reference to Legal Frameworks, Regulations, Working Strategies and Procedures.

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D2 – evaluate the role of multi-agency working to reduce the risk of abuse of adults, with reference to legal frameworks, regulations, working strategies and procedures. I will be evaluating the role of multi-agency working, its strengths and weaknesses and how it is used to reduce the risk of abuse imposed on adults; I will also be referring to legal frameworks, regulations, working strategies and procedures. Multi-Agency working is carried out by health professionals from different sectors and professions such as nurses, social workers and mid wives working together to achieve a common goal. Multi-Agency working ensures additional support is provided for service users and that they have the correct professionals working to support…show more content…
Multi-agency working reduces the risk of abuse to adults by using legal frameworks, one of the most effective legal frameworks used when multiagency working is A national framework of standards for good practice and outcomes in adult protection work 2005, this framework reduces abuse when multi-agency working as it focuses on patients who are unable to protect themselves from harm, this framework aims to: * protect adults from harm or abuse * maintain safeguarding through delivery of high-quality care * provide effective reactions where harm or abuse occurs * support the patient’s choices through multi-agency Safeguarding Adults procedures These factors reduce the risk of abuse when multi-agency working as the legal framework ensures all staff and care professionals involved in providing care protect and safeguard their patients, it also ensures all professionals deliver high-quality care. These guarantees the quality of care provided is effective, safe and assures the patient has had a positive experience. Multi agency working also reduces abuse by using regulations, working strategies and procedures; it does this by ensuring all staff from any

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