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Bromley SAB

Who it affects

Adults at risk:

A person, over the age of 18, with care and support needs and the inability to protect themselves from significant harm or exploitation.

Criteria for a safeguarding enquiry under S42 of Care Act 2014 is when the local authority has reasonable cause to suspect that an individual:

  • Has care and support needs
  • Is experiencing, or is at risk of, abuse or neglect, and
  • As a result of those needs is unable to protect himself or herself against the abuse or neglect or risk of it

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