Local Policies, Strategies and Procedures

Below are copies of all the current and most recent Policies, Procedures, Guidance & Strategies which the Teeswide Safeguarding Adults Board has published, and which are being used operationally by the partner agencies of the Board.

Teeswide Policies and Procedures

Inter Agency Safeguarding Adults Policy V5.1 (April 2020)

**New!** Inter-Agency Safeguarding Adults Procedure V10 (December 2019) – Launched Feb 2020

Example Concern Form – V1.1 – Training Tool (February 2019)

**New!** Causing S42 Enquiries Guidance V1 (February 2020)

**New!** Other Enquiries Guidance V1 (February 2020)

Inter-Agency Safeguarding Adults Procedure Record – Professional Use Only (Oct 2017)

Key Documents

Decision Support Guidance – Version 5.1 (February 2019)

TSAB Information Sharing Agreement – Version 5.1 (January 2019)

Incidents between Residents – Advice for Local Authority Professionals – Prompt Sheet (June 2019)

Incidents between Residents – Powerpoint Presentation – Training Resource (June 2019)

Incidents between Residents – What a Good Organisation Looks Like

Medication Incidents: Guidance for Commissioners Version 3 (March 2020)

Medication Incidents: Guidance for Providers Version 2 (March 2020)

MCA DoLS Policy – Version 2 (April 2018)

Police Referral Criteria for Adults at Risk (November 2019)

Responding to and Addressing Serious Concerns – Version 4 (April 2018)

Think Family Guidance – Version 2 (December 2019)

Consider risks to others – ‘Think Family’

Consideration must also be given as to whether anyone else is at risk as a result of an adult’s mental capacity. This may include children or other adults with care and support needs. Whilst actions may be limited in relation to the individual themselves, there may be a duty to take action to safeguard others. Should there be a concern that a parent may be neglecting children in their care, concerns must be reported to Children’s’ Social Care: Local Safeguarding Children Boards


Clare’s Law Guidance (November 2019)

Communication and Engagement Strategy 2019-2022 – Version 5 (September 2019)

Complaints Policy & Procedure Version 3.2 (October 2019)

Duty to Refer (Homelessness Reduction Act 2017) Briefing  (January 2020)

Pressure Ulcers: Safeguarding Protocol (Dept. of Health & Social Care – www.gov.uk) (February 2018)

Prevent Channel Referral Process (April 2016)

Professional Challenge Procedure Version 1.1 (November 2018)

Romance Scams Guidance (February 2020)

Self Neglect and Hoarding Policy (April 2018)

Self Neglect Guidance V2.2 (January 2020)

Single Agency Safeguarding Adults Policy Templete V2.2 (January 2020)

Multi Agency Training Strategy – Version 4 (Sept 2019)

TSAB Terms of Reference and Governance Arrangements – Version 5 (October 2019)

Safeguarding Adults Review

Safeguarding Adults Review – Policy & Procedure – Version 5 (December 2019)

Safeguarding Adult Review – Decision Support Guidance – Version 2.1 (May 2019)

Safeguarding Adults Review – SAR Notification Form – SAR01

Safeguarding Adults Review – Initial Chronology Template – SAR02

Safeguarding Adults Review – Recommendation Summary Template – SAR03 (Information Only)

Safeguarding Adults Review – Information for Families – SAR04 (April 2019)

Safeguarding Adults Review – Exemplar SAR Notification Form – Training Tool (February 2019)