The main legislation relating to safeguarding adults at risk is the Care Act 2014:
The Care Act sets out a legal framework for how local authorities and other agencies should protection adults at risk of abuse or neglect.
The legislation is accompanied by Statutory Guidance:
- Care and support statutory guidance, Department of Health and Social Care – updated March 2020
Other relevant legislation includes:
Redbridge follow the London Safeguarding Adults Policy
Our local Protocol can be downloaded from below: