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Adult experiencing, or at risk of abuse or neglect

The safeguarding duties apply to an adult who: has needs for care and support (whether or not the local authority is meeting any of those needs) and is experiencing, or at risk of, abuse or neglect; and as a result of those care and support needs is unable to protect themselves from either the risk of, or the experience of abuse or neglect.