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  • Adult safeguarding: care versus control

    21 October 2015, Queen’s University Belfast

    Lorna Montgomery from Queen's University and John Williams, at a seminar on 21 October 2015

    Lorna Montgomery (Queen’s) and John Williams

    This seminar focused on human rights issues in relation to adult safeguarding. Professor John Williams (University of Aberystwyth) discussed the need to balance an individual’s right to private family life with the statutory duty of care. He also explored issues around consent and capacity, highlighting the differences and similarity in legislation in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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