Safeguarding Adults: Preventing Harm, Exploitation and Neglect
- 08:30 - 13:30
- The Place Aparthotel, Manchester
Dr Adi Cooper is co-Chair of the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) Safeguarding Adults Policy Network. She is the Independent Chair of both the City and Hackney and the Haringey Safeguarding Adults Boards and the Care and Health Improvement Advisor for London for the Local Government Association. Adi is Visiting Professor at the University of Bedfordshire and works as an independent consultant and coach.
Adi was the Strategic Director of Adult Social Services, Housing and Health in the London Borough of Sutton for 9 years. She is a qualified social worker, social work manager and professional leader in adult social care for over 20 years, working in several London Boroughs. She has contributed to national policy development, service improvement, Care Act guidance on adult safeguarding, and developed the Making Safeguarding Personal program.