Social Work with Adults

Social Work with Adults

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Social Work with vulnerable adults is becoming increasingly centred on a key piece of legislation: the Mental Capacity Act. The Act provides a framework for protecting the most vulnerable while allowing those who may lack capacity to have certain safeguards enshrined in law. However, while social workers must understand how legislation operates and the codes of practice that support it, they must also learn the skills to place the vulnerable person at the heart of the process.

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