Policies and Procedures – Adults

MODERN SLAVERY

Statutory Guidance for England and Wales (under s49 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015) and Non-Statutory Guidance for Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Modern Slavery Statutory Guidance

DEALING WITH A DIFFERENT POINT OF VIEW

This guidance is intended for professionals working in Health and Social Care who come into contact with families who have a different point of view whilst working with Adults at Risk.

Dealing with a different point of view

UPDATED SELF-NEGLECT PROTOCOL

The Self-Neglect Protocol has been updated.

Self-Neglect Protocol

NORTH WALES OUT OF AREA SAFEGUARDING ADULTS ARRANGEMENTS

Guidance for Safeguarding Adults placed into North Wales
– Enquiry and Protection Arrangements.

Out of Area Adult Safeguarding Arrangements

NORTH WALES PROTOCOL FOR THE RESOLUTION OF PROFESSIONAL DISPUTES

The North Wales Safeguarding Board has developed and agreed a  Multi Agency protocol for the Resolution of Professional Disputes.

NW Protocol for the Resolution of Professional Disputes

NORTH WALES ADULTS SAFEGUARDING REPORT FORM

Should be used to report an adult safeguarding concern to your relevant local authority.

Adult Safeguarding Report Form

10 Top Tips for Making an Adult Safeguarding Report

WORKING TOGETHER TO SAFEGUARD PEOPLE 

Volume 6 – Handling Individual Cases to Protect Adults at Risk.

Adults at Risk

NORTH WALES PROFESSIONAL CONCERNS ‘INTERIM’ PROTOCOL

An ‘Interim’ Multi Agency protocol for the Management of Risk associated with Adult Protection Concerns about Employees, Carers or Volunteers.

Professional Concerns Protocol

ADULT PRACTICE REVIEWS

This guidance sets out arrangements for multi-agency adult practice reviews in circumstances of a significant incident where abuse or neglect of an adult at risk is known or suspected. Chapters 1 – 7 of this guidance are issued under section 139 of The Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014. As such, it forms part of the compendium of statutory guidance issued under Part 7 of that Act.

Adult Practice Reviews

NORTH WALES SELF NEGLECT PROTOCOL

This new regional self-neglect protocol provides a framework of intervention drawing on best practice approaches with reference to the legal context to prevent adults who self-neglect  coming to harm as a result. It offers guidance to operational staff and managers on how the needs or presenting problems of difficult to engage adults who self-neglect should be addressed. It suggests multi-agency partnership working is the most favourable approach to assessing and managing risks and for achieving engagement with the adult.

North Wales Self Neglect Protocol V2

Hoarding Protocol

ADULT PROTECTION AND SUPPORT ORDERS

This guidance provides a single point of reference on Adult Protection and Support
Orders (APSOs) for local authorities. It provides comprehensive information regarding
the seeking, making and enforcement of an APSO. It is issued under section 131 of the
Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014.

Adult Protection & Support Orders

NORTH WALES SAFEGUARDING BOARD GENERAL COMPLAINTS PROCEDURE

This protocol provides the process for managing complaints against the function of the Board, for example in relation to concerns regarding multi-agency working / training / management of Board

Management of Complaints