Nvq 3 Safeguarding

Local and organisational systems for safeguading

Lancashire Adult safeguarding Multi-agency policy & procedure
The aim of the Safeguarding Adults Policy and Procedure is to ensure all agencies work in partnership to establish best practice guidelines and outcomes in safeguarding adults at risk of abuse.
Partners have agreed to work to the following principles:
  * Everyone has the right to live their life free from violence, fear and abuse.
  * All adults have the right to be protected from harm and exploitation.
  * All adults have the right to self-determination, which involves a degree of risk.
No secrets” 2000”
No Secrets’ sets out a code of practice for the protection of vulnerable adults.
It explains how commissioners and providers of health and social care services should work together to produce and implement local policies and procedures. They should collaborate with the public, voluntary and private sectors and they should also consult service users, their carers and representative groups. Local authority social services departments should co-ordinate the development of policies and procedures.
National Framework of Standards
A National Framework of Standards for good practice and outcomes in adult protection work.
Care Quality Commission quality and safety
The Care Quality Commission is the independent regulator of health and adult social care services in England. We also protect the interests of people whose rights are restricted under the Mental Health Act. Whether services are provided by the NHS, local authorities, private companies or voluntary organisations, we make sure that people get better care. We do this by:
● Driving improvement across health and adult social care.
● Putting people first and championing their rights.
● Acting swiftly to remedy bad practice.
● Gathering and using knowledge and expertise, and working with others.
The Bichard Inquiry 2004
The Bichard report or Bichard inquiry is a public inquiry into...