Safeguarding Adults Policy and Procedures

An overview of the new South Yorkshire Safeguarding Adults Procedures.

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New - Launch of the Doncaster Multi-agency Self-Neglect and/or Hoarding Policy and Procedure

Please find in the Downloads and Resources section, the new Doncaster Multi-agency Policy and Procedure for Self Neglect and/ or Hoarding  which was approved by the Doncaster Safeguarding Adults Board on 27th November 2017.  This policy and procedure has been developed alongside the Safeguarding Children’s Board and Safer Stronger Doncaster Partnership and has been informed by a vast range of agencies who come into contact with adults at risk on a daily basis.

Partnership approach

The following agencies have contributed to the development of this multi-agency approach;

  • Adult Social Care
  • Doncaster Children’s Services Trust
  • Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
  • Yorkshire Ambulance Service
  • Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospital Foundation Trust
  • SY Fire and Rescue
  • South Yorkshire Police
  • Doncaster Clinical Commissioning Group
  • St Leger Homes
  • Environmental Health
  • Housing Options
  • Riverside Care and Support
  • Complex Lives
  • Aspire Drugs and Alcohol Service


The Procedure includes practical assessment tools developed and used by Fire Services, in addition the SNARM tool provides a template for the multi-agency response to be recorded across all agencies.


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Last updated: 07 December 2018 13:04:41