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Practice guidance

NSAB has created a range of guidance documents to support increased awareness and understanding of safeguarding issues and best practice when working with adults at risk across our multi-agency partnership in Norfolk. We have also included some guidance from other sources.

We have been doing lots of reviewing in 2023 so most documents are recently refreshed and updated.

The documents are set out alphabetically in the links below.

We also have some '7 minute' briefings (transitional safeguarding, managing racist abuse to staff from those who lack mental capacity, domestic abuse, financial safeguarding and more).


7 minute briefings


On some of our other pages, there is guidance about self-neglect and hoarding in the 'Types of abuse' section, and also guidance about raising a concern, including a checklist of the information that will be helpful to know when you make contact.


Self-neglect & hoarding

Raise a concern


We also have some more focused guidance which comes out of Safeguarding Adult Reviews or referrals to the Safeguarding Adult Review Group - for example, we published a protocol on one to one care (August 2022):

Additional Learning from SARs

Types of enquiry

There are various different types of enquiry or investigation that you might come across, including safeguarding adults / section 42 enquiry - here's a handy guide to our Top Twelve of them....

Types of enquiry