Protecting vulnerable adults

Protecting vulnerable adults Feature David Behan Chief Inspector, Commission for Social Care Inspection David Behan outlines the work of CSCI in its role of protecting Protecting vulnerable adults. Protecting vulnerable adults is a difficult and challenging task that vulnerable every person and organisation involved with providing and regulating social care should be working to address. This adults role is one of the key reasons for the existence of the Commission for Social Care Inspection (CSCI) and is central to the work we do. Safe social care CSCI is working to achieve safe environments and practices for people who use social care services through its inspection and regulation methods, but also by promoting and encouraging improvements in the delivery of social care. Listening to the views and experiences of the people who use social care services is central to how we carry out this important role. However, we should never lose sight of the fact that the primary responsibility for delivering quality care and protecting people from abuse lies with the organisation providing their care and, for residential services, that individual’s home. Inspections In the three months since it came into existence in April and the end of July 2004, CSCI carried out http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Working with Older People Emerald Publishing

Protecting vulnerable adults

Working with Older People, Volume 8 (4): 3 – Dec 1, 2004

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
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1366-3666
DOI
10.1108/13663666200400061
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Feature David Behan Chief Inspector, Commission for Social Care Inspection David Behan outlines the work of CSCI in its role of protecting Protecting vulnerable adults. Protecting vulnerable adults is a difficult and challenging task that vulnerable every person and organisation involved with providing and regulating social care should be working to address. This adults role is one of the key reasons for the existence of the Commission for Social Care Inspection (CSCI) and is central to the work we do. Safe social care CSCI is working to achieve safe environments and practices for people who use social care services through its inspection and regulation methods, but also by promoting and encouraging improvements in the delivery of social care. Listening to the views and experiences of the people who use social care services is central to how we carry out this important role. However, we should never lose sight of the fact that the primary responsibility for delivering quality care and protecting people from abuse lies with the organisation providing their care and, for residential services, that individual’s home. Inspections In the three months since it came into existence in April and the end of July 2004, CSCI carried out

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Working with Older PeopleEmerald Publishing

Published: Dec 1, 2004

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