Adult Safeguarding

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Safeguarding adults means protecting the health and wellbeing of adults at risk, enabling them to live safely, free from abuse and neglect. An 'adult at risk' is someone who may be in need of help because they have care and support needs.

See also:

Covid-19 resources:

Domestic abuse resources:

Training resources and toolkits:

For advice about fire risk/safety for vulnerable people, contact:


NHS Safeguarding app

A comprehensive resource for professionals, citizens and carers, which includes legislation, guidance, and information on how to report a safeguarding concern to the local authority. Download the app via the NHS website.


Area specific guidance for Camden

Visit the Adult Safeguarding: Camden service page for Camden-specific information and resources.

For advice on adult safeguarding and Prevent, contact:

Visit the Overview of IT tools page for tools to support adult safeguarding and the Mental Capacity Act.


Area specific guidance for Barnet

Visit the Adult Safeguarding: Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) Barnet service page for Barnet-specific information and resources.

For advice on adult safeguarding and Prevent, contact:

  • Named GP for Safeguarding Adults (see right)
  • Designated Professional Safeguarding Adults (see right)
  • Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) t: 020 8359 5000

Area specific guidance for Haringey

Visit the Adult Safeguarding: Haringey service page for Haringey-specific information and resources.

For advice on adult safeguarding and Prevent, contact:

  • Named GP for Safeguarding Adults (see right)
  • Designated Professional Safeguarding Adults (see right).

Area specific guidance for Enfield

Visit the Adult Safeguarding: Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) Enfield page for Enfield-specific information and resources.

For advice on adult safeguarding and Prevent, contact:


Area specific guidance for Islington

Visit the Adult Safeguarding: Islington page for Islington-specific information and resources.

For advice on adult safeguarding and Prevent, contact:

  • Named GP for Safeguarding Adults (see right)
  • Designated Professional Safeguarding Adults (see right)
  • Access Service t: 020 7527 2299 (Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm) t: 020 7226 0992 (out of hours).

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Danusan Sathiyaseelan

NCL Wide

NCL Safeguarding Coordinator

Dr Raju Raithatha

Barnet

Named GP for Safeguarding Adults

Heather Wilson

Barnet

Designated Professional for Safeguarding Adults

Dr Dee Hora

Camden

Named GP for Safeguarding Adults

Sarah Philip

Camden

Designated Professional Safeguarding Adults

Dr Cristina López-Peig

Enfield

Named GP for Safeguarding Adults

Eva Rix

Enfield

Designated Professional for Safeguarding Adults

Dr Lionel Sherman

Haringey

Named GP for Safeguarding Adults

Victor Nene

Haringey

Designated Professional for Safeguarding Adults

Dr Dee Hora

Islington

Named GP for Safeguarding Adults

Karen Brown

Islington

Designated Professional for Safeguarding Adults


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Adult Safeguarding and Wellbeing Resources

NCL Wide w: https://gps.northcentrallondon.icb.nhs.uk

Adult Safeguarding Categories of Abuse and Neglect

NCL Wide w: https://gps.northcentrallondon.icb.nhs.uk

Mental Capacity

NCL Wide w: https://gps.northcentrallondon.icb.nhs.uk

London multi-agency adult safeguarding policy and procedures (ADASS London 2019)

NCL Wide w: https://londonadass.org.uk

Information sharing advice for practitioners providing safeguarding services (GOV.UK 2018)

NCL Wide w: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk

Care Act 2014 (GOV.UK)

NCL Wide w: https://www.legislation.gov.uk

Modern slavery (GOV.UK 2022)

NCL Wide w: https://www.gov.uk

Quick guide to modern slavery (Helen Bamber Foundation)

NCL Wide w: https://www.helenbamber.org

Modern slavery human trafficking rapid read (NHS England)

NCL Wide w: https://www.governmentevents.co.uk

Safeguarding adults: The role of health services (GOV.UK 2011)

NCL Wide w: https://www.gov.uk

Mental Capacity Act 2005: A guide for clinical commissioning groups (NHS England 2014)

NCL Wide w: https://www.england.nhs.uk

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) at a glance (SCIE 2020)

NCL Wide w: https://www.scie.org.uk/mca/dols/at-a-glance

Safeguarding people (CQC 2022)

NCL Wide w: https://www.cqc.org.uk

Nursing safeguarding resources (NMC 2018)

NCL Wide w: https://www.nmc.org.uk

Mandatory reporting of female genital mutilation (GOV.UK 2020)

NCL Wide w: https://www.gov.uk

Legal and financial safeguarding resources (Alzheimer's Society)

NCL Wide w: https://www.alzheimers.org.uk

Learning from deaths (CQC 2019)

NCL Wide w: https://www.cqc.org.uk

General Services

Adult Safeguarding

Child Safeguarding

Community Services

Self-refer

Urgent and Emergency Care

Urgent and Emergency Care for Children


Review date: Saturday, 01 July 2023