ADULT PRACTICE REVIEWS
This guidance sets out arrangements for multi-agency adult practice reviews in circumstances of a significant incident where abuse or neglect of an adult at risk is known or suspected. Chapters 1 – 7 of this guidance are issued under section 139 of The Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014. As such, it forms part of the compendium of statutory guidance issued under Part 7 of that Act.
NORTH WALES SELF NEGLECT PROTOCOL
This new regional self-neglect protocol provides a framework of intervention drawing on best practice approaches with reference to the legal context to prevent adults who self-neglect coming to harm as a result. It offers guidance to operational staff and managers on how the needs or presenting problems of difficult to engage adults who self-neglect should be addressed. It suggests multi-agency partnership working is the most favourable approach to assessing and managing risks and for achieving engagement with the adult.
ADULT PROTECTION AND SUPPORT ORDERS
This guidance provides a single point of reference on Adult Protection and Support
Orders (APSOs) for local authorities. It provides comprehensive information regarding
the seeking, making and enforcement of an APSO. It is issued under section 131 of the
Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014.
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