Policies and procedures

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Please find details below for each of the Oldham multi-agency safeguarding adults policies and procedures.

Multi-Agency Adult Safeguarding Procedures
All partner agencies of Board have agreed that the adult safeguarding procedures should govern all safeguarding work with adults at risk in Oldham. The policy, therefore, applies to all professionals and agencies working with adults at risk in the borough.
OSAB Multi-Agency Safeguarding Adults Policy (Part 1).pdf
OSAB Multi-Agency Safeguarding Adults Procedures (Part 2).pdf
OSAB Multi-Agency Safeguarding Adults Procedures (Part 3).pdf

Supporting Documents
7-Minute Briefing - Making a Safeguarding Adult Referral.pdf
OSAB Adult Safeguarding Procedures One-Page Guide.pdf

OSAB Body Maps.pdf

Multi-Agency Strategy and Guidance for Self-Neglect and Hoarding
All partner agencies of Board have agreed to adopt the Strategy and Practitioner Toolkit below.
OSAB Multi-Agency Strategy and Guidance for Self-Neglect and Hoarding
OSAB Self-Neglect Toolkit Guide to Working with People in Circumstances of Complex Self Neglect.pdf

Oldham Safeguarding Adults Review Policy
This policy outlines the process for the management of Safeguarding Adults Reviews (SARs) in Oldham under Section 44 of the Care Act 2014. This protocol has been developed to simplify and clarify the local process and has now been endorsed by the Board.
OSAB Safeguarding Adults Review Policy (July 2020).pdf

Prevent Safeguarding Policy and Procedures Oldham
This policy and guidance have been developed from the Greater Manchester Safeguarding Partnership’s protocol and adapted to meet the needs of Oldham Safeguarding Children’s Partnership Board and Oldham Safeguarding Adults Board. The document was updated in March 2021 to reflect changes in legislation and procedures.
Policy and procedures for safeguarding people at risk of being drawn into terrorism, or extremism leading to terrorism.pdf

Partner agencies are currently finalising the following policies and procedures:

  • Multi-Agency Risk Management Protocol 
  • Multi-Agency Person on a Position of Trust (PIPOT) Policy 
  • Multi-Agency Domestic Abuse Policy 
  • Multi-Agency Escalation Policy


Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)
T: 0161 770 7777

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