Safeguarding Adults Review Policy and Procedure updated

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The Newcastle Safeguarding Adults Board have agreed a comprehensive review and update to their Safeguarding Adults Review (SAR) policy and procedures. These have been reviewed and agreed on a North of Tyne basis with Northumberland and North Tyneside Safeguarding Adults Boards.

The policy and procedures outline:

  • Purpose of a SAR
  • Criteria for conducting a SAR
  • Identification and referral for a SAR
  • Deciding to undertake a SAR
  • The SAR process
  • Implementation of the learning from a SAR
  • Information sharing and security considerations.

The policy and procedures, including an updated SAR referral form can be accessed below.