Multi agency safeguarding policy and procedures

Multi-agency policy & procedures for the protection of adults with care & support needs in Gloucestershire

The Care Act 2014 sets out a clear legal framework for how local authorities and other statutory agencies should protect adults with care and support needs at risk of abuse or neglect.

The policy below sets out the approach taken to adult safeguarding in Gloucestershire. The procedures then explain how agencies and individuals should work together to put the policy into practice.

Safeguarding Adults Multi Agency Policy & Procedures

Safeguarding Adults Easy Read Policy

Making Safeguarding Personal

Making Safeguarding Personal - Guidance for Staff


Section 8 - Responding and reporting

Section 9 - Decision making

Section 10 - Enquiries

Section 11 - Safeguarding plans

Positions of Trust Framework

Gloucestershire Adult Position of Trust Framework

Out of Contact Protocol

Out of Contact Protocol

Information Sharing Guidance

Information Sharing Guidance

Whistleblowing Guidance

Whistleblowing Guidance

Elected Members Guidance

Elected Members Guidance

DoLS Policy (Working Draft)

DoLS Policy - Working Draft

Multi-Agency High Risk Behaviours Escalation Policy 

High Risk Behaviours Escalation Policy

High Risk Behaviours Escalation Policy Referral Criteria

High Risk Behaviours Referral Form

Organisational Abuse Procedures

Organisational Abuse Procedures

Gloucestershire’s Joint Health, Social Care and Education Preparing for Adulthood Strategy 2020-2023

Preparing for Adulthood



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