Publication - Publication

Adult Support and Protection revised Code of Practice

Published: 2 May 2014
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781784124380

This revised Code of Practice is to replace the Code of Practice published in 2008.

108 page PDF

648.2 kB

108 page PDF

648.2 kB

Contents
Adult Support and Protection revised Code of Practice
Contents

108 page PDF

648.2 kB

Errata

An errata was published on 04/07/2014. This was to make minor changes to:

  • The Content table to reflect the correct titles in the Code of Practice, namely:
    Chapter 3 ‘alcohol and drug misuse’ was amended to ‘Problematic alcohol and drug use’
    ‘Assessing and managing risk of harm’ to ‘Assessing and managing the risk of harm’
    Chapter 4 - addition of section title ‘What are the council’s power under the Act’
    Addition of section title ‘A multi-agency approach to decision making
    Chapter 5 - deletion of section title ‘Multi –agency meetings
    Addition of section title ‘Meetings of agencies with the adult at risk’
    Chapter 6 - ‘When an adult declines to participate’ to ‘Where an adult at risk declines to participate’
    Chapter 7 - Deletion of ‘an investigation visit’, replaced with ‘A visit as part of an adult protection investigation’
    Addition of section title ‘Large Scale Investigations’
    Chapter 8 - ‘What are an adult’s rights during an interview’ replaced by ‘Considering the adult’s rights during an interview’
    Chapter 11, 12 and 13 - ‘Can an order be granted without an adults’ consent?’ replaced by ‘Can an order be granted or enforced without an adults’ consent?’
    Chapter 12 - ‘who is responsible for caring for the adult’s property?’ replaced by ‘Who has responsibility for caring for the adult’s property?’
    Chapter 13 - Who must the police notify when someone is arrested under Section 28?’ replaced by ‘What must the police do when someone is arrested under Section 28?’
    Chapter 15 - ‘Representation of service users’ and carers’ interests’ replaced by ‘Representation of the interests of adults receiving services and carers’
    ‘Monitoring, reporting and review’ replaced by ‘Monitoring, review and reporting’
  • Chapter 3 - paragraph 8 - ‘Further information on capacity and consent which is a complex area can be found in Chapter 8 and Annex A no 2-4, 12&20 (human rights) and 24 (Mental welfare commission…), 20 is replaced by 21 and 24 replaced by 25.
  • Chapter 4 – paragraph 2 – ‘For further information on the principles, please refer to Chapter 1’, Chapter 1 is replaced by Chapter 3.
  • Chapter 5 – paragraph 9 – ‘refer Annex B no 18’ is replaced by ‘refer to Annex A no 19’.
  • Chapter 6 - paragraph 14 – ‘refer to Annex B no 8’ is replaced by ‘refer to Annex A no 8’.
  • Chapter 8 – paragraph 16 – ‘see Chapter 9’ is replaced by ‘see Chapter 11’
  • Chapter 12 – 7 and 8 – ‘Chapter 1’ is replaced by ‘Chapter 3’; paragraph 10 ‘Chapter 3’ is replaced by ‘Chapter 5’ and paragraph 14 ‘please refer to paragraphs 23 to 28’ is replaced by ‘please refer to paragraphs 23 to 27’.
  • In Annex A, link no 6 ‘Alcohol and drug partnerships’, the link has been changed to http://www.ssks.org.uk/topics/drug-and-alcohol/

The pdf and html have been updated to reflect these changes.

 


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