Policies and Procedures
Draft SAB Training Strategy Consultation
Suffolk Safeguarding Adults Board is consulting on its draft Training Strategy for 2019 to 2022.
Over the last year, the Board has received some feedback that individuals and agencies would like multi-disciplinary safeguarding adults training (both in terms of delivery and participation) for some staff.
Therefore in developing the new Suffolk Safeguarding Adults Training Strategy, we are keen to seek feedback from all agencies on the approach to safeguarding adults training we will adopt in the future.
The strategy is split into 2 sections; the main Strategy section and the Competency section.
We are keen to seek feedback from agencies by 19th April 2019 and have created an online feedback tool which can be accessed via the following link: https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/LOFAF/
Safeguarding Adults Multi-Agency Policy
This multi-agency policy aims to ensure that each adult with care and support needs in Suffolk has their chosen outcomes at the heart of the safeguarding process and that their dignity and respect are central to all professional practice. The aim is to ensure that the safeguarding process is focused on the adult and not on the process.
The policy details how Suffolk manages safeguarding concerns. It references both the Safeguarding Adults Framework and the Safeguarding Journey and details roles and responsibilities of key organisations. It should be used in conjunction with providers' own policies and procedures for safeguarding adults.
This policy was approved at the Safeguarding Adults Board on 27 March 2019.
Self-Neglect and Hoarding
Please our dedicated page for information about Self-Neglect and Hoarding.
Learning and Improvement Framework
The Learning and Improvement Framework 2018 has been developed to demonstrate the continuous learning that is required to be undertaken across the partnership within the context of safeguarding adults at risk.
Collaborative Casework: Adults, Children and Families and Mental Health Services (Previously ACCORD)
Collaborative Casework describes the way we expect everyone across our services to work collaboratively to get the best outcomes for the adults and children we work with. We must all change the way we think about what we do and the way we do it, so the County Council, Health and other partners have been looking at how we work together. All parties recognise that the current system in Suffolk is disjointed, not preventative enough and sometimes doesn’t work best for the customer.
The guidance below applies to all casework and collaborative working across service boundaries at every level, to support a child, young person, adult and their whole family.
Guidance on Completing an Internal Enquiry
Multi-Agency Policy and Procedure in Relation to Adult Safeguarding:
Please see our separate page for SAB developed leaflets, guidance and posters