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
To raise a Safeguarding alert, go to the "Raising a Safeguarding Alert with your local council" section on this page.
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:
- Pan London Safeguarding Adult Procedures
- Mental Capacity Act Code of Practice
- Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Code of Practice
- Bi-Borough Safeguarding Adults Handbook
Safeguarding Adults Referral Form: