Adult Safeguarding

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23 April 2020: In an update for GPs, the NCL safeguarding team has highlighted the need to be extra vigilant at a time when vulnerable adults and children may be isolated and not visible to professionals. Please continue to refer any safeguarding concerns to your local Children and Adult Social Care/Domestic Violence and Abuse agencies, and consult your local Clinical Commissioning Group team for advice as required.

FutureNHS has put together a Covid safety and support resources for domestic abuse survivors and communities (available in 15 languages and BSL)


Safeguarding adults means protecting the health and wellbeing of adults at risk, enabling them to live safely, free from abuse and neglect. An 'adult at risk' is someone who may be in need of help because they have care and support needs.


Safeguarding adults
For advice on Adult Safeguarding, contact:

Named GP for Safeguarding Adults: Haringey - Dr Lionel Sherman 
e: lionel.sherman@nhs.net

Safeguarding Designated Nurse - Janette Shaw
e: janette.shaw@nhs.net 


Eligibility criteria

Inclusions

Adult at risk – this is a person aged 18+ who:

  • has care and support needs, and
  • is experiencing or is at risk of abuse or neglect, and
  • is unable to protect themselves against the abuse or neglect

How to refer

The following clinicians can refer to this service: GPs, Nurses,

Directly by telephone

Haringey Council Safeguarding Adults Referral and Advice Line

t: 020 8489 1400

Out of hours: 020 8489 0000 If you or an adult is immediate danger, you should always phone 999.

Via a website

Safeguarding Alert Form

w: https://www.haringey.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/safeguarding-adults#report-professional

If you wish to raise a safeguarding concern, download the Safeguarding Alert Form. If you have any trouble completing the form, please contact the First Response team by email: firstresponseteam@haringey.gov.uk and they will help you.


External Links

Service Feedback

Contact Name

Haringey Council - Safeguarding Adults - Adult Social Care

Email Address

e: firstresponseteam@haringey.gov.uk

Phone Number

t: 020 8489 1400

Website

w: https://www.haringey.gov.uk

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Last updated: May 19th, 2021
Review date: Apr 22nd, 2022