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Update on the review of In Safe Hands

Update on the review of In Safe Hands Policy update Update on the review of In Safe Hands Readers of the journal will be interested to learn that the Welsh guidance document, In Safe Hands is to be reviewed during this year. An announcement to this effect was recently made to the Welsh Assembly Government. We are pleased to be able to reproduce the information here. Our thanks are due to the Older People and Long-term Care Policy Directorate of the Welsh Assembly Government for permission to reproduce the following statement. Gwenda Thomas, the Deputy Minister for Social Services informed the Welsh Assembly Members about the adult protection project group that the Welsh Assembly Government has established to review vulnerable adults protection policies and measures to ensure that they remain appropriate and robust. For the purposes of this written statement ‘vulnerable adult’ means a person over 18 years of age who is or may be in need of health or social care services because of mental or other disability, age or illness and who is or may be unable to take care of himself or herself, or unable to protect himself or herself against significant harm or serious exploitation. The abuse of vulnerable adults is, sadly, not http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Journal of Adult Protection Emerald Publishing

Update on the review of In Safe Hands

The Journal of Adult Protection , Volume 10 (2): 4 – May 1, 2008

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
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1466-8203
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10.1108/14668203200800010
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Abstract

Policy update Update on the review of In Safe Hands Readers of the journal will be interested to learn that the Welsh guidance document, In Safe Hands is to be reviewed during this year. An announcement to this effect was recently made to the Welsh Assembly Government. We are pleased to be able to reproduce the information here. Our thanks are due to the Older People and Long-term Care Policy Directorate of the Welsh Assembly Government for permission to reproduce the following statement. Gwenda Thomas, the Deputy Minister for Social Services informed the Welsh Assembly Members about the adult protection project group that the Welsh Assembly Government has established to review vulnerable adults protection policies and measures to ensure that they remain appropriate and robust. For the purposes of this written statement ‘vulnerable adult’ means a person over 18 years of age who is or may be in need of health or social care services because of mental or other disability, age or illness and who is or may be unable to take care of himself or herself, or unable to protect himself or herself against significant harm or serious exploitation. The abuse of vulnerable adults is, sadly, not

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The Journal of Adult ProtectionEmerald Publishing

Published: May 1, 2008

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