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HSAB Policies, Procedures and Guidance Documents

All the key partners of Herefordshire Safeguarding Adults Board (HSAB) have agreed that the regional policy for safeguarding adults should govern all safeguarding work with adults at risk in Herefordshire. The policy, therefore, applies to all professionals and agencies working with adults at risk in the county.

The regional policy is supported by a suite of Herefordshire specific policies. You can download the most commonly needed / used policies here:

West Midlands Safeguarding Multi-Agency Policy and Procedures 

The Care Act 2014

Deprivation of Liberty Act

Domestic Violence & Abuse

Information Sharing  

Mental Capacity Act

Modern Slavery - Duty to Notify

Safeguarding Adult Reviews: Information for families, friends & Carers

Safeguarding Adult Reviews: Information for Individuals 

Self- Neglect 

Out of Contact Protocol

Placement Suspension

Position of Trust (POT)

Safeguarding Policy Development

Resolving Professional Disagreements

Further documents can be downloaded from the HSAB Documents tab to the right of this page.