Adult Safeguarding: Haringey

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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.

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Safeguarding adults

For advice on adult safeguarding, contact:

Named GP for Safeguarding Adults (Haringey), Dr Lionel Sherman 

Safeguarding Designated Nurse, Janette Shaw

Designated Professional, Victor Nene

Eligibility criteria


An 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, other healthcare professionals.

Directly by telephone

Haringey Council Safeguarding Adults Referral and Advice Line

t: 020 8489 1400

Out of hours t: 020 8489 0000

If you or an adult is immediate danger, you should always phone 999.

Via a website

Safeguarding Alert Form


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 e: and they will help you.

External Links

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Contact Name

Haringey Council - Safeguarding Adults - Adult Social Care

Email Address


Phone Number

t: 020 8489 1400


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Last updated: Wednesday, 22 June 2022
Review date: Sunday, 31 July 2022