Welcome to the New Professionals Area
The information in this section is for all staff engaged in safeguarding adults.
Safeguarding Professional Zone On West Sussex Connect to Support (including Safeguarding Concern Forms, Body templates, Cause of Risk guidance, etc.)
National Mental Capacity Act – Bournemouth University and The National Centre of Post-Qualifying Social Work and Professional Practice
National Competency Framework for Safeguarding Adults – Comprehensive and Concise – Bournemouth University and The National Centre of Post-Qualifying Social Work and Professional Practice
Adult Safeguarding: Roles and Competencies for Health Care Staff 2018 – Intercollegiate document
Safeguarding Adults Reviews
Other West Sussex SAB Resources
External Reports and resources
Learning From Experience Database – Serious Case Reviews – SCRs around the country as compiled by Hampshire Safeguarding Adults Board
Modern Slavery Awareness & Victim Identification Guidance – The Home Office have produced guidance,aimed primarily at public sector staff setting out key facts about modern slavery.
Times to Sew Up the Holes in this Safety Net: A Report on Safeguarding in West Sussex October 2016 – Healthwatch and Independent Lives Report
Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy Services leaflet – produced by POhWER
Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA) in BSL sign language – a YouTube video BSL, audio and subtitles