This area of the site is for people working or volunteering with adults. For information on safeguarding topics, including local policies and procedures please find the relevant topic below. If you're working in Southend please access their SAB website and Thurrock please access their SAB website.
SET Safeguarding Adult Guidelines
The Safeguarding Adults Board have developed this guide for organisations who do not currently have a safeguarding adults policy or who wish to update their existing policies and practice guidance.
A Guide to Developing a Safeguarding Adults Policy
One Minute Guide to SAR Referrals
Information on how to raise a safeguarding concern, SETSAF 1 Form, SETSAF Risk Form and DASH risk form all available here.
The Essex Safeguarding Board defines the ten different categories of abuse as: Physical abuse, Domestic abuse, Sexual abuse, Psychological abuse, Financial or Material abuse, Modern slavery, Discriminatory abuse, Organisational abuse, Neglect and Self-neglect. More information on the different types of abuse and information on different types of safeguarding issues is available here.
Health and social care providers, and CQC inspectors, must understand how to decide whether arrangements made for the care and/or treatment of an individual who might lack mental capacity amount to a deprivation of liberty.
Access key documents and links to further advice in our MCA and DoLS section.
The CQC Briefing Paper can be downloaded here.
Easy Read Safeguarding Guide
Housing - Safeguarding: A Guide for Accommodation Providers
Information Sharing Protocol
MCA and DoLS Guidance
Missing Protocol and Missing Form
Modern Slavery Guidance
One Minute Guide to Safeguarding Adult Review (SAR) Referrals
SET Guidance - Managing and Responding to Organisational Safeguarding Concerns
SET Safeguarding Guidelines - Southend, Essex, Thurrock
Staff Handbook - Safeguarding Adults from Abuse and Neglect
Safer Recruitment Guidance
Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults - Guide for Licensed Drivers
Think Safe website - information to help provide people with a learning disability feel safe in Essex.
The Herbert Protocol - supports vulnerable people living with dementia who go missing
(Training update) February 2017
(MCA & DoLS update) October 2016
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