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Adult(s) at Risk

Definition of an Adult at Risk

The Pan Lancashire and Cumbria Safeguarding Adults Boards procedures are there to protect those adults who are subject to or at risk of abuse, who:

  • Has needs for care and support (whether or not the local authority is meeting any of those needs); and
  • Is experiencing, or at risk of, Abuse or Neglect; and
  • As a result of those care and support needs is unable to protect themselves from either the risk of, or the experience of abuse or neglect.