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Safeguarding, Mental Capacity and DOLS

In this area we have gathered together various information which will help inform good practice for health and social care professionals when working in the areas of Safeguarding Adults, Mental Capacity, and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. Use the menu options on the left.

You can also click here for the public facing area about Safeguarding for more help and description about the issues, and how to report concerns about anyone you may be worried about

For types and indicators of abuse click here

Safeguarding Adults Executive Board (SAEB)

The SAEB protects and promotes adults' rights to live independent lives, in safety and free from abuse and neglect in:

Policies and procedures

The following policies / procedures / codes of practice should inform your practice at all times:


Safeguarding Adults Referral Form:

Annual Reports