September 2020

Coronavirus / COVID-19

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The South Tyneside Safeguarding Adults Board (STSAB) 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.

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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 safeguarding policy and procedures for the South Tyneside Safeguarding Adults Board.

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.