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Further Information

Have we learned the lessons from Steven Hoskin's murder?

The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) have released a NEW safeguarding adults film: Have we learned the lessons from Steven Hoskin's murder? 

This is a really powerful 12 minute watch on learning from the case of Steven Hoskin's murder, covering issues on information sharing and joint working. Ten years on, we hear from Professor Michael Preston-Shoot and Hugh Constant who indicate that despite some progress, many safeguarding problems still persist.

If you watch one thing this week please watch this.

Watch Have we learned the lessons from Steven Hoskin's murder?

Also read Still Getting Away with Murder - a report on disability hate crime in England commissioned by Inclusion London.

Safeguarding Adults Practice Guidance

SCIE have produced guidance for all frontline practitioners working with adults who have care and support needs and who may be at risk of abuse or neglect. The guidance is relevant to those working across health, housing, the police, social care, and staff in the regulated and non-regulated provider sectors. The guidance identifies a number of challenging safeguarding dilemmas, and aims to make clear how these should be handled within the legal framework. Read practice guidance here.