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The National Catholic Safeguarding Commission (NCSC) and the Catholic Safeguarding Advisory Service (CSAS) have produced a number of information sheets under the heading of safeguarding. Below you will links to those documents.
What is safeguarding?
The NCSC and the CSAS have produced a comprehensive information sheet on safeguarding. By clicking this link you can open that document: Safeguarding.
What is abuse and neglect in adults?
The attached is not intended to be an exhaustive list of the different types of abuse and neglect suffered by adults, but should be viewed as an illustrative guide as to the sort of behaviour which could give rise to a safeguarding concern. The view of what constitutes abuse or neglect should not be limited, as it can take many forms and the circumstances of the individual case should always be considered. Exploitation, in particular, is a common theme in the following list of the types of abuse and neglect.
By clicking this link you can open that document: Abuse and Neglect in Adults.