Using professional judgment and decision making in safeguarding
Author: Di Galpin, lecturer in social work, Plymouth University
Publication Date: 11 November 2014
Adivce on what it means to be professional in the context of adult safeguarding, what to consider when managing risk in safeguarding situations and different approaches to and influences on decision making and how these impact on practice.
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