This team:

  • has centralised safeguarding teams aligned to each area, providing expert advice and management of adult safeguarding issues
  • works in conjunction with the local authority central referral unit to ensure a coordinated and comprehensive response to adult safeguarding concerns and alerts
  • works in conjunction with central local authority Best Interest Assessors and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards teams to provide a coordinated and comprehensive response
  • is aligned to Clinical Commissioning Groups areas and GP clusters for wider multi-disciplinary and partnership working with health colleagues.