Protection of Older People in Wales: A Guide to the Law
Discussions with those who work in the field of adult protection have clearly illustrated that many people see the current law on adult protection as a confusing maze. This guide to the law seeks to reduce that confusion; its purpose is to help to make practitioners more aware of the law available to them in their day-to-day work.
While it is not a substitute for obtaining legal advice, nor a definitive statement of the law, it provides a helpful starting point. The guide focuses on older people, but is also relevant to those working with any adults at risk of harm.
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