July 2022

This South Tyneside Safeguarding Children and Adults Partnership (STSCAP) APPP Contents is divided into sections, each with a number of specific chapters. The different sections can be accessed by clicking on the arrow next to ‘Contents’ on the left of the screen. By clicking on the word ‘Contents’, all of the sections and chapters will be displayed.

If you cannot find what you are looking for, please use Search.

This section provides context for the APPP. As well as outlining the purpose, the contents, the principles and values, it also acknowledges those involved in developing the adult safeguarding policy and procedures for the South Tyneside Safeguarding Children and Adults Partnership.

This section provides key information for partner agencies about the Care Act, including the role of the local authority.

This section sets out the different stages of the safeguarding enquiry process, where there are concerns about an adult who is at risk of or experiencing abuse or neglect. It also includes supplementary information.

See also Modern Slavery, including the Modern Slavery, Trafficking and Exploitation Response Plan