Video promoting the SCIE guide 'Adult safeguarding for housing staff''. The video highlights the importance of inter-agency working between housing agencies and local authority social care staff to improve adult safeguarding practice. It also identifies some of the barriers to providing integrated services including: attitudes to other professionals, information sharing and thresholds.
Safeguarding resources and services
Managing the transfer of responsibilities under the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards: a resource for local authorities and healthcare commissioners commissioners
Changes to the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards come into force on 1 April 2013. This resources describes the changes to the identity of the supervisory body in health settings and offers guidance on how local authorities, hospitals, PCTs, and CCGs can work together to ensure that the rights of vulnerable people who may be subject to the Deprivation of Liberty safeguards are protected during and after the transfer.
This At a glance guide explains the use of mediation and family group conferences (FGCs) for adults who are – or may be – at risk from abuse.
This resource is a tool for staff engaged in safeguarding adults at risk. It gives practical pointers to help people assess the risk of abuse, recognise it when it does occur and respond to it appropriately.
This resource explains the use of mediation and family group conferences (FGCs) for adults who are – or may be – at risk from abuse.
Adult safeguarding procedures, a multi-agency approach developed by organisations in the West Midlands to ensure a consistent approach to safeguarding across the region.
This guide aims to identify the issues that most commonly lead to safeguarding referrals from care homes.
This guidance aims to support NHS and local authority commissioners of care homes to ensure that safeguarding is central to the commissioning process and a primary concern for residential and nursing care home providers.
This At a glance summary presents a new ‘systems’ model for case reviews. The model provides a method for getting to the bottom of professional practice and exploring why actions or decisions that later turned out to be mistaken, or to have led to an unwanted outcome, seemed to those involved, to be the sensible thing to do at the time.
The Department of Health (DH) commissioned this work in response to requests from practitioners for a comprehensive guide to the legal framework underpinning adult safeguarding work