The hidden scale of abuse of adults at risk can be assessed by tracking individual council’s levels of referrals.
Case Study – a Borough Council
For instance, 118 paid staff were accused of abusing vulnerable adults in XXX Borough Council last year, but only 14 were disciplined. Furthermore referrals to xxx Borough Council have increased by 80 per cent to 380 people over the last 12 months. Of these 380 people, 192 were elderly and 152 had a learning disability. Continue reading Hidden extent of the abuse of adults at risk