West Yorkshire Safeguarding Adult Multi-Agency Policy and Procedures 2013
The West Yorkshire Safeguarding Adult Multi-Agency Policy and Procedures have been introduced from the 1st April 2013. These new policy and procedures are available for anyone to read on the 'Safeguarding - Professionals' page of this website.
The briefing note and presentation slides provide a summary of similarities and differences for safeguarding practice in Leeds.
Safeguarding adults is the multi-agency procedure used to protect someone from abuse or neglect. The procedures are specifically for those people who are over the age of 18 years of age,
This website provides a wealth of information about safeguarding adults, and guidance to help you decide whether to make a safeguarding adult referral.
The professionals section provides detailed information on the multi-agency procedures that members of the public may also find helpful.
The Leeds Safeguarding Adults Partnership is a voluntary arrangement of statutory and non-statutory organisations that works together to promote awareness and good practice:
There are separate procedures for children and young people. Young people are under 18 years of age.
If you are you worried about the welfare or safety of a child or young person please visit the Leeds Safeguarding Children Board website for guidance on what to do.
Monday - Friday 08:00 - 18:00
Contact Centre: 0113 222 4401
(Textphone for deaf and hard of hearing people: 0113 222 4410)
Weekends, Bank Holidays, and all other times
Emergency Duty Team: 0113 240 9536
If a person is in imminent danger ring 999
If a crime has been committed but the person is not in imminent danger ring 101
If you need advice or support to decide what to do about a safeguarding adult concern/allegation you can contact the Safeguarding Adults Partnership Support Unit Advice Line.
Safeguarding Adult Partnership Support Unit Advice Line
Tel: 0113 224 3511
Open 09:00 - 17:00 Monday - Thursday; and 09:00 - 16.30 on Friday