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Vulnerable adult

NE Lincolnshire Council: Social Care Handbook
Focus Adult Social Work

A person aged 18 or over who may be unable to take care of themselves, or protect themselves from harm or exploitation due to mental health problems, disability, sensory impairment, frailty or other conditions.

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Think Local Act Personal (TLAP) Jargon Buster
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An adult who may need care and support because of their age, disability or illness, and may be unable to protect themselves from harm, neglect or abuse.

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