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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 2014 - 2017 (pdf  680kb opens in a new window) -  this strategy is currently under review

Board Business Plan

Board Business Plan 2015-2016 (pdf 450kb 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 - approved  2017 (pdf 4000kb opens in a new window)
The appendices from the current procedures are available separately below
Appendix 1 - VARM Practice Guidance and Flow Chart (pdf 170kb opens in a new window) 
Appendix 1a - VARM Risk Assessment and Management Tool (pdf 200kb opens in a new window) 
This protocol is currently under revision - the updated version will be available shortly
Appendix 2 - Resolving Inter Agency Disputes (pdf 125kb opens in a new window) 
Appendix 3 - Persons in Position of Trust (PiPoT) Protocol(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) 

New Safeguarding Forms taken from the procedures

Forms 1 - 4 (100kb opens in a new window)
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
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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Operational Guidance - Making Decisions About Safeguarding Concerns

Appendix 8 - Operational Guidance - Making Decisions about Safeguarding Concerns - Approved 2017 (pdf 4000kb opens in a new window)

Please note this guidance replaces the Safeguarding Risk Management Framework Guidance

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Media, Marketing and Communication Strategy

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

ERSAB Marketing Media Strategy - Approved January 2017 (pdf 260kb opens in a new window)

ERSAB Marketing & Media Delivery Plan  - Approved January 2017 (pdf 440kb opens in a new window)


Guidance

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

ERSAB Safeguarding Adults Review Group Tier 2 Information Sharing Agreement (pdf 440kb opens in a new window)

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

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)

For further information please visit www.legislation.gov.uk (external website)

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 new window

SCIE Directory of MCA Resources (extermal website)

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

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

DNA CPR Guidance

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

Other National Guidance

NHS England Accountability Assurance Framework (pdf 670mb opens in a new window)

ADASS & LGA Adult Safeguarding & Domestic Abuse - A guide to support practitioners & managers (pdf 1.20mb opens in new window)

ADASS Guidance Inter-Authority Safeguarding Arrangements (pdf 130kb opens in a new window)

SCIE Adult safeguarding: sharing information (pdf 485kb opens in new window)

SCIE Recognising and preventing delirium (pdf 270Kb 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

NHS England Safeguarding Adults Pocket  Guide (pdf 5.2mb opens in a new window)

LGA Councillors Briefing - Safeguarding Adults 2015 (pdf 180kb opens in a new window)

Office of the Public Guardian: Safeguarding Policy 2015 (pdf 160kb opens in a new window)

Disclosure and Baring Service

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


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Safeguarding Adults Reviews

Safeguarding Adults Review and Learning Toolkit (pdf 2.0mb opens in a new window) 

Types of Reviews

Systems review (pdf 160kb opens in new window)

Root cause analysis (pdf 170kb opens in new window)

Individual management reviews and chronology (pdf 100kb opens in new window)

Individual management reviews - guidance and template (pdf 140kb opens in new window)

Significant event analysis (pdf 110kb opens in new window)

Serious case review (pdf 160kb opens in new window) 

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

Types of Forms

Request form for a review (doc 60kb opens in new window)

Guidance on completing a request form for a review (kb opens in a new window)

Decision record of SARG (pdf 90kb opens in new window)

Action plan template (pdf 140kb opens in new window)

Investigation report template (pdf 310kb opens in new window)

 

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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