Protection Of Vulnerable Adults

Please note this section of the website is hosted by the SSIA, and is maintained by the 4 forums across Wales who protect vulnerable adults.  If you have any queries or need to report a concern please contact the relevant POVA co-ordinator HERE

The Protection of Vulnerable Adults involves many partners working together including Health, Police, Social Services, Voluntary Sector, Independent Care Providers, Regulators, the general public and of course vulnerable people themselves.

Everyone needs access to information.  This website has been established to share information as widely as possible across Wales and beyond!

There are 4 forums in Wales who protect vulnerable adults.  Each forum contains a breakdown of the Local Authorities and Health Boards within that area. Old person

We have a page that clarifies what abuse is and provides a definition of the term "abuse".  There is also an All Wales section that provides information that is relevant to Wales as a whole.

You will also find below a POVA Resources page containing information and links.

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