On this page is the information a care provider needs to know about safeguarding vulnerable adults to comply with the law. It includes what you need to do if you are involved in a safeguarding enquiry.
There is information for providers and people who work to safeguard adults on the Somerset Safeguarding Adults Board website.
A guide for care support staff and volunteers How to report a safeguarding concern in Somerset Information gathering checklist Information sharing checklist Social Care Services for Adults - toolkit for MARAC
Decision making policy - Service provider risks Business failure policy Business failure closure checklist Safeguarding alert referral form Service provider safeguarding investigation form Information about the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
Find out more about our Thinking it? Report it campaign to protect vulnerable adults from harm
Thinking it? Report it Report an adult at risk Protecting adults Domestic abuse Report a child at risk Mental Capacity Act
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