Vulnerable Groups includes a wide range of patients who may be at risk, or who are currently at risk of harm either because of their medical or social problems. You can find more information about identifying vulnerable adults here.
Vulnerable groups can include those (but not limited to) with Intellectual or Physical Disability, Mental Health Problems including Demetia, or Communication Problems
The clinical team undergo training to help support and identify those that may be at risk. We have clear policies to highlight those patients within the records and take extra care to identify any additional needs they may have.
If you have concerns about one of our patients who you know or care for please contact us