Adult safeguarding: Policy and procedures

Adult safeguarding is now covered by the Care Act 2014. SCIE has a range of Care Act and adult safeguarding resources you can use.

London multi-agency policy and procedures

The Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS), NHS London, the Metropolitan Police, and the London Clinical Commissioning Council have produced 'London multi-agency safeguarding policy and procedures' (2015). SCIE has agreed to link to this guidance.

London multi-agency safeguarding policy and procedures

Care Act adult safeguarding resources

SCIE has developed the following resources to help social workers, local authority staff and their partners, chairs and members of Safeguarding Adults Boards, to meet their new safeguarding duties under the Care Act 2014.

Adult safeguarding practice questions

Adult safeguarding: sharing information

Safeguarding Adults Boards checklist and resources

Gaining access to an adult suspected to be at risk of neglect or abuse: a guide for social workers and their managers in England

Adult safeguarding: Types and indicators of abuse

Signs of abuse can often be difficult to detect. This At a glance briefing aims to help people who come into contact with people with care and support needs to identify abuse and recognise possible indicators. Many types of abuse are also criminal offences and should be treated as such.

Adult safeguarding: Types and indicators of abuse