Safeguarding Adults Reviews (SARs) Reports

June 2022

Molly: key themes on learning from good practice, the safeguarding system and multi-agency approaches, adult sexual exploitation, trauma informed care, staff supervision and support, legal literacy .

Molly – Safeguarding Adult Review Report

Molly – Learning Briefing

Molly – Recorded PowerPoint (a training resource which can be shared with colleagues – please select the ‘slideshow’ option in order for the presentation to play). If you wish to edit this presentation for any reason, please contact [email protected])


May 2022

Mrs I: key themes around two-way communication between hospitals and care homes, medical management, professional curiosity and personalised care.

Mrs I – Learning Briefing


March 2022

Stephen: key themes regarding working with families, impact of Covid-19, understanding legal frameworks, handling of complaints and safeguarding concerns, end of life care and transfer of care/funding arrangements.

Stephen – Learning Lessons Review – Overview Report

Stephen – Learning Briefing

Stephen – Learning Briefing – Information for Carers


January 2022

Adult H: key themes regarding Self-Neglect in a care setting, impact of Covid-19, working with families, assessing needs, understanding self-neglect, dementia and the Mental Capacity Act.

Adult H – Learning Briefing


September 2021

Adult F: key themes regarding Self-Neglect and poor engagement with agencies, domestic abuse, substance misuse, understanding of trauma, professional curiosity, delays in safeguarding referrals/lack of multi-agency coordination, need for assertive outreach and a flexible approach.

Adult F – Learning Briefing


March 2021

Adult D: key themes regarding Self-Neglect and parity of esteem (equal priority for physical and mental health needs), understanding legal frameworks including the Mental Health Act and Mental Capacity Act, hospital discharge planning and housing, professional challenge.

Adult D – Learning Lessons Review – Overview Report

Adult D – Learning Briefing


May 2020

Adult C: key themes regarding domestic abuse, Self-Neglect and alcohol misuse, understanding and managing alcohol dependency, multi-agency working and communication.

Adult C – Learning Lessons Review – Overview Report

Adult C – Learning Briefing


December 2019

Josh: key themes regarding Self-Neglect due to mis-management of medication, homelessness, substance misuse and mental capacity, repeated admissions to hospital, understanding of Safeguarding duties under the Care Act and Self-Neglect, multi-agency communication, communication with family.

Josh – Safeguarding Adults Review Report

Josh – Learning Briefing


June 2017

Carol: key themes regarding young perpetrators, Self-Neglect and alcohol misuse and vulnerability to exploitation, dual diagnosis, understanding of legal frameworks including Mental Capacity Act, multi-agency approach to complex and high risk cases.

Carol – Safeguarding Adults Review Report

Carol – Executive Summary and Board Response


For Children Reviews please visit South Tees Safeguarding Children Partnership and Hartlepool and Stockton Safeguarding Children Partnership