Scotland - Safeguarding - Care Home
Revised Adult Support and Protection Policy (Previously Safeguarding Policy) to reflect Scottish Legislation and best practice. This policy also has a new reference code and name, it was previously SCR03 Safeguarding Policy and Procedure.
This policy has been updated in line with best practice.
This policy has been updated to include a definition of ‘abuse’ and two new custom fields for you to include local authority information. These fields can be updated by your Power User within their system details section.
This policy has been revised to incorporate issues of capacity and consent with regard to recent mental capacity and sexual offences legislation, and to incorporate more recent guidance on sexuality and intimate relationships in care homes.