Adult Safeguarding

Covid-19 update

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.

The Royal College of General Practitioners has issued advice on Covid-19 and safeguarding.

Women's Aid has published a Covid-19 resources page of joint-sector resources for survivors of domestic violence and the community, available in 15 different languages, and British Sign Language.

 


The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) Safeguarding Children and Adults: Information Sharing eLearning course, a 30-minute module, is live. the RCGP/NHS England Principles of Safe Video consulting guidance is available. The intimate images guide is still being finalised (3June 2020).