Multi-agency Procedures

Multi-agency working is key to safeguarding those most at risk within the community. Underpinning this must be strong multi-agency procedures to which all professionals are expected to work. This page contains the procedures for professionals in Oxfordshire. As the Policy & Procedures subgroup agrees procedures they will be published on this page.

OSAB Thresholds Document

The OSAB Threshold of Needs Matrix – Feb 2018 provides guidance for professionals and service users, to clarify the circumstances in which the Adult Safeguarding Service should be contacted.

Threshold Document for Common Safeguarding Issues

In response to requests from professionals, the OSAB has produced focused thresholds documents for common safeguarding issues. The guidance documents are simple two-sided threshold matrices to help professionals understand whether what they are seeing constitutes a safeguarding issue or not.

Pressure Ulcers: Common safeguarding issues – pressure ulcers – Feb 2016

Medication Errors :Common safeguarding issues – medication errors – Feb 2016

Trips and Falls: Common safeguarding issues – Trips and Falls – June 2016

Incidents between residents/clients: Common safeguarding issues – Incidents between residents/clients – June 2016

Other Procedures