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14. Protection of vulnerable adults and safeguarding children

These are the resources you may find useful when looking for information relating to this specific standard as described in the Domiciliary Care Agencies Minimum Standards (Northern Ireland).


    External Links

    Below are external links to organisations that have already produced useful information relating to this regulatory topic.


    Access NI

    AccessNI enables organisations in Northern Ireland to make more informed recruitment decisions by providing criminal history information about anyone seeking paid or unpaid work in certain defined areas, such as working with children or vulnerable adults.

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    Action on Elder Abuse

    Action on Elder Abuse (AEA) works to protect, and prevent the abuse of, vulnerable older adults. It is the only charity in the UK and in Ireland working exclusively on the issue and can provide information on the nature of elder abuse and indicate what action might be taken in response to abuse or to prevent it through its helplines.

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