Safeguarding Adult Reviews

Safeguarding Adult Reviews are not inquiries into how someone died or suffered injury, or to find out who is responsible.


  • look at any lessons we can learn from the case about the way all local professionals and agencies worked together
  • review the effectiveness of our safeguarding adults policy and protocols
  • inform and improve local safeguarding practice for all agencies involved
  • deliver an overview report and recommendations for future action.

Procedure for Safeguarding Adult Reviews

Read our procedure for safeguarding adult reviews (PDF, 570.9 KB) or request a Safeguarding Adults Review (DOCX, 58.5 KB).

Do not use this form to report abuse. If you have concerns about an adult, follow our guidance to report abuse.