This 'Quick Guide' must be read before accessing the body of the manual.
- 1. Sussex Safeguarding Adults Policy
- 2. Empowerment, prevention and achieving the adult's desired outcomes
- 3. Procedures for responding to individual safeguarding concerns
- 4. Information sharing and decision making
- 5. Appendices
1. Display and Browser Options
People with a visual impairment may have difficulty accessing this manual.
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2. Structure of the Manual
This manual contains the Sussex Safeguarding Adults Policy and Procedures which cover the areas served by the Brighton & Hove, East Sussex and West Sussex Safeguarding Adults Boards.
The procedures are divided into four sections containing sub-sections which are grouped together. These can be accessed from the Contents List which is available from the button on the left hand menu. Alternatively you can use the search function to locate a section or sub-section.
The underlying principles and values which apply across all sections of the manual are contained within Section 1, Sussex Safeguarding Adults Policy and can be accessed by clicking on the 'Values' button in the left hand menu.
3. Amendments and Future Updates
The manual will be regularly updated. If you are asked to make an amendment to an existing chapter in the manual for inclusion at the next update, please contact Phew. If you have any queries or suggestions, please contact the SAB for your area:
East Sussex Safeguarding Adults Board
West Sussex Safeguarding Adults Board
Brighton & Hove Safeguarding Adults Board
When updates are published, some sections or sub-sections may be new or may be amended significantly. If a section has been significantly amended or is new, it will be indicated in the Contents List and at the top of the relevant section.
Every effort has been taken to ensure regulatory compliance. If you discover any errors or mistakes, please alert your manager.
5. Register for Updates/Contact us
We recommend that you register with us to automatically receive notification when the manual is updated, and be informed about the briefing papers we regularly publish by completing the form accessed via the button on the left of your screen. If you have any comments or suggestions to make about this manual please contact us by using the button on the left hand side of the screen, from anywhere within the manual and selecting the appropriate contact person for the Local Authority in which you live.
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7. Printing and Retaining Copies
The manual should normally be viewed on line but can be printed, for reference only.
To print a section or sub-section, click on the icon which is in the left hand menu on every page.
Please note, the manual will be updated regularly, so staff should avoid retaining printed versions - hard copies are only valid for 72 hours.