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Professional practice guidance for Safeguarding Adults during Covid-19 Pandemic: Addendum: Safeguarding adults in placements

Updated 30 November 2020

BASW has published Professional Practice guidance on Safeguarding Adults. This highlighted a number of safeguarding issues and set out approaches to safeguarding adults during Covid-19.

The guidance flagged that there are particular issues around safeguarding adults who are in placements and said that BASW will address these in more detail in an addition to this guidance shortly.

This Addendum sets out some additional considerations about the role of social workers in safeguarding adults in placements.

Published date 29 April 2020

Updated 30 November 2020