Safeguarding is the term used to encompass the measures taken to protect the health, well-being and human rights of individuals. This safeguarding video has been developed to highlight the steps taken to allow people to live free of abuse, harm, and neglect.
The Care Act 2014
Safeguarding is a common term used in relation to children, but adults haven’t always shared the benefit. However, in 2014, The Care Act was introduced. It set out a clear legal framework of how adults should be protected from abuse or neglect. You can read more about the Care Act 2014 here.