This seminar is organised by the IASW’s Adult Safeguarding and Protection (ASaP) Associate Group and will be chaired by Bernadette Casey, founding member and Chair of the Adult Safeguarding and Protection (ASaP) Associate Group of the IASW.
Bernadette Casey is a principal social worker who has expertise in safeguarding having worked over many years in various settings in both statutory and non statutory agencies and in national and international contexts. Since 2007, Bernadette has held key senior leadership and management roles in safeguarding and at principal social work level, including statutory HSE adult safeguarding and protection team, primary care, hospital and residential care (18 years +), voluntary, faith-based charities and community-based services for older people, and for adults and children with a disability.
Gill Taylor (she/her) is the Strategic Lead for Homelessness and Vulnerable Adults for London Borough of Haringey. She has 18 years’ experience working in operational and strategic roles within homelessness and specialises in practice improvement, partnership development and integrated commissioning. In 2019, Gill authored an approach to reviewing the deaths of people affected by homelessness which has been adopted as best practice by the Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government and the Local Government Association in the UK. She has contributed to a number of articles and a book on the subjects of homelessness, health and safeguarding and is committed to using her lived and professional experience to tackle the systemic inequalities which result in multiple exclusion and disadvantage.
The title of Gill's paper is Making the Invisible Visible.