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Policy Safeguarding vulnerable adults policy

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5. The legal and national guidance framework

The legal framework that we work in is set out in the following acts of parliament and national guidance:

  • Public Sector Data Sharing: Guidance on the law
  • Data Protection Acts
  • Human Rights Act
  • Department of Health/Home Office Guidance 'No secrets'
  • Safeguarding Adults National Framework of good practice