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Safeguarding vulnerable adults: GPs’ toolkit

 

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Safeguarding vulnerable adults: GPs’ toolkit

This toolkit provides practical advice to doctors on promoting and protecting the wellbeing of vulnerable adults.

It highlights the obligation doctors have to protect vulnerable adults, including identifying abusers, identifying systemic healthcare failures and reporting poor performance by health professionals.

It includes examples of good practice and signposts key guidance, relevant legislation and useful names and addresses.  More ……