Safeguarding Adults

WHAT TO DO IF AN ADULT IS AT RISK OF HARM:

What to do if an adult is at risk of harm flowchart – March 2020

Key Contacts:

Adult Social Care: Safeguarding Adults (Mon to Fri, 8am – 8pm) – 0161 217 6029

Police Public Protection Unit: Phone 101 and request to speak to the PPU for the area in which the person resides.  (For people who are hard of hearing text phone no: 1800 101)

Local NHS Advice: Lead Nurse for Safeguarding Adults and Mental Capacity and DoLS for NHS Stockport CCG – 0161 426 9905

Training

Staff should update their knowledge by accessing regular training and be familiar with local safeguarding policies, including those of Stockport Safeguarding Adults Board.

Care Act 2014 – Eligibility Criteria

Dignity in care – leaflet

Enhanced Supervision for Service Users in Care Home and Learning Disability Tenancies

Safeguarding Adults from Abuse – leaflet

Safeguarding Adults Pocket Guide

Stockport CCG – MCA Policy (June 2018)

The Safeguarding Adults Process