Increase the proportion of cases where action was taken and the risk was reduced or removed

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What does this mean?

Vulnerable people may need additional help and support to be safe from harm.  An adult safeguarding case is started when the Council is notified that a vulnerable person is being, or has been harmed.  This measure shows the proportion of cases where action was taken and the risk was reduced or removed.

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Why is this important?

This measure is important because it shows how effectively the Council is at making sure vulnerable adults are safe and protected.