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A Guide to the Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007$
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Bert Calder

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9781845860820

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2015

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860820.001.0001

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Key Concepts and Functions in the Act

Key Concepts and Functions in the Act

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(p.1) 1 Key Concepts and Functions in the Act
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A Guide to the Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007
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Bert Calder

Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860820.003.0002

This chapter discusses how to apply the general principles in the Act and define concepts of adults at risk, consent, capacity and undue pressure, the role of the council officer. These are illustrated with a case study and frequently asked questions from professionals and service users.

Keywords:   general principles, adults at risk of harm, council officer, consent and capacity, undue pressure

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