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This 'Quick Guide' must be read before accessing the body of the manual.
Contents - 

1. Display and Browser Options

People with a visual impairment may have difficulty accessing this manual.

To change the size of the text/layout - please use the zoom function on your browser. 

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 Policy and Procedures are divided into five 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.

3. Amendments and Future Updates

The manual will be regularly updated. If you are asked to make an amendment to an existing section 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.


4. Compliance

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

In due course, you will be able to register with us to automatically receive notification when the manual is updated. When this option is available, you will be able to complete a form that will be 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 via the appropriate person for the Local Authority in which you live, outlined above.

6. Copyright

The content of this website can be accessed, printed and downloaded in an unaltered form, on a temporary basis, for personal study or reference purposes. However any content printed or downloaded may not be sold, licensed, transferred, copied or reproduced in whole or in part in any manner or in or on any media to any person without the prior written consent of Phew and the Brighton & Hove, East Sussex and West Sussex Safeguarding Adults Boards.

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.


This page is correct as printed on Tuesday 9th of August 2022 11:12:17 PM please refer back to this website ( for updates.