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ERSAB policy

Policy and Guidance

ERSAB policy documents are available to download below within the categories specified:

Board Strategy 

ERSAB Strategy 2016 - 2019 (pdf 550kb opens in new window) 

ERSAB Training Strategy 2018 - 2021 (pdf  240kb opens in a new window)

Board Strategy Delivery Plan 2017 - 2018 (pdf 420kb opens in a new window)

ERSAB Multi-Agency Procedures for the Safeguarding of Adults with Care and support needs

ERSAB Multi-Agency Procedures for the Safeguarding of Adults with Care and Support Needs v1.6 August 2018 (pdf 4000kb opens in a new window)
The appendices from the current procedures are available separately below
Appendix 1  Vulnerable Adults Risk Management Protocol and Self-neglect Best Practice Guidance v1.0 July 2018 (pdf 650kb opens in a new window)
Appendix 2 - Resolving Inter Agency Disputes (pdf 125kb opens in a new window) 
Appendix 3 -Procedure for managing allegations against People in a position of trust  (PiPoT) approved December 2017 (pdf 370kb opens in a new window)
Appendix 4 - Procedure for the undertaking of Large Scale Enquiries (pdf 190kb opens in a new window)
Appendix 5 - SAB Timescales (pdf 100kb opens in a new window)
Appendix 6 - DVAP Flow Chart (pdf 90kb opens in a new window) 
Appendix 8 - Operational Guidance: Making Safeguarding Concern Decisions (pdf 4000kb opens in a new window)
Please note that this guidance replaces the Safeguarding Risk Management Framework Guidance

Safeguarding Forms taken from the Operational Guidance

Multi-agency safeguarding paperwork 
Form 1 - Safeguarding Adults Concern Form
Form 2 - Safeguarding Adults Screening Form
Form 3 - Safeguarding Adults Decision-making Form
Form 4 - Safeguarding Adults Outcome Report
Form 5 - MCA 2005: Mental Capacity Assessment
Form 6 - Safeguarding Adults Protection Plan
Paperwork Guidance (200kb opens in a new window)

Optional Forms

Agenda for Strategy Meeting (45kb opens in a new window)
Chair Guidance Notes (60kb opens in a new window)
Consent to share information (45kb opens in a new window)
MCA 2005: Mental Capacity Assessment (25kb opens in a new window)
Professionals Meeting Minutes (90kb opens in a new window)
Safeguarding Adults Protection Plan (50kb opens in a new window)
Strategy Agenda Template (50kb opens in a new window)
Strategy Meeting Minutes (90kb opens in a new window)
Strategy Minutes Template (95kb opens in a new window)
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Appendix 9 - Managing Safeguarding Adult concerns where the GP is the alleged perpetrator(pdf 350kb opens in a new window)

Other ERSAB Guidance 

ERSAB Communication Protocol - Approved April 2016 (pdf 310kb opens in a new window)

Safeguarding Adults at Risk of Harm Protocol ERYC and SAB (pdf 230kb opens in a new window)


Information Sharing Agreements

Humber Tier 1 Information Sharing Charter (pdf 230kb opens in a new window)

ERSAB Safeguarding Adults Review Group Tier 2 Information Sharing Agreement v2.1 May 2018 (pdf 420kb opens in a new window)

ERSAB Audit and Assurance Sub group Tier 2 Information Sharing Agreement (pdf 440kb opens in a new window)


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Safeguarding Adults Reviews

Safeguarding Adults Review Procedure v1.0 May 2018 (pdf 850kb opens in a new window)

Safeguarding Adults Review Referral Form (pdf 30kb opens in a new window)

Regional Guidance

Regional Safeguarding Adults Reporting Framework (60kb opens in a new window)

National Guidance

Please visit the Professional Learning Resources page in the Learning and Development section to access other national guidance.

The Care Act 2014

ERSAB The Care Act 2014 Statutory Guidance Extract - updated March 2016 (pdf 170kb opens in a new window)

The Care Act 2014 (pdf 56kb opens in new window)

Department of Health The Care Act 2014 Easy Read Document (external website)

Mental Capacity Act 2005

Mental Capacity Act 2005 (external website)

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Code of Practice (external website)

 Mental Capacity Act Code of Practice (pdf 955kb opens in a new window) 

SCIE Directory of MCA Resources (extermal website)

NHS England MCA Prompt Cards(pdf 270kb opens in a new window)

DNA CPR Frequently Asked Questions Booklet (610kb opens in a new window)

The Lampard Enquiry (pdf 2410kb opens in a new window)

Bournemouth University - The National Centre for Post-Qualifying Social Work and Professional Practice - Next of Kin: Understanding decision making authorities

Bournemouth University - The National Centre for Post-Qualifying Social Work and Professional Practice - National Mental Capacity Act Competency Framework

Bournemouth University - National Competency Framework for Safeguarding Adults: A Comprehensive Guide (pdf 1300kb opens in a new window)

Bournemouth University - National Competency Framework for Safeguarding Adults: Concise Version for Employers and Staff (pdf 2000kb opens in a new window)

Department of Health & Social Care - Safeguarding Adults Protocol: Pressure Ulcers and the interface with a Safeguarding Enquiry January 2018 (pdf 280kb opens in a new window)

LGA Adult Safeguarding Improvement Tool (pdf 310kb opens in a new window)

Disclosure and Baring Service

Disclosure and Barring Service (pdf 18kb opens in a new window)

DBS Factsheet - The DBS and professional regulators (pdf 156kb opens in a new window)

DBS Factsheet Regulated activity (pdf 159kb opens in a new window)

DBS Referrals Guide - Employers and Volunteer Managers - when to refer (pdf 76kb opens in a new window)

DBS Referrals Guide - Relevent offenses for England and Wales (pdf 285kb opens in a new window)

DBS Referrals Guide - Local Authority referral duty and power (pdf 89kb opens in a new window)

DBS Referrals Guide - Relevant conduct and risk of harm (pdf 105kb opens in a new window)

For further information please visit: www.gov.uk/government/publications/dbs-referrals-factsheets


If you need further guidance or require these documents in different formats please contact ERSAB on sab@eastriding.gcsx.gov.uk  or Tel (01482) 396940 

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