Safeguarding adults: the role of district councils

Safeguarding adults who are at risk or in vulnerable circumstances is everybody's business. Harm and abuse is something that sadly happens in many communities.

District councils have an important role to play in their local areas. This briefing offers district councils, both officers and members, information about their contributions to safeguarding people.

It is a companion guide to Councillors' Briefing: Safeguarding Adults and Adult Safeguarding Scrutiny Guide.

The role of district councils in safeguarding adults (PDF, 16 pages, 311KB)
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