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KMSAB Policies & Procedures

Multi-Agency Safeguarding Adults Policy, Protocols and Guidance for Kent and Medway is designed to guide practitioners through legal responsibilities, how organisations work together, and general guidance on how to recognise and react to abuse or suspected abuse against adults at risk.

All multi-agency policies should be read in conjunction with individual agencies internal policies.


Multi-Agency Safeguarding Adults Policy, Procedures and Practitioners Guidance (updated January 2024)

SAR Report


Adults Missing from Health and Care Settings

SAR Report


KMSAB Complaints and Compliments

SAR Report


Domestic Abuse and Care and Support Needs

SAR Report


Escalation and Resolving Practitioner Differences

SAR Report


Exploitation, Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking

SAR Report


People in Position of Trust (PiPOT)

SAR Report


Safeguarding Adults Reviews Procedure

(email KMSAB@kent.gov.uk for access to the Safeguarding Adults Review referral form)

SAR Report


Self-neglect and Hoarding

SAR Report

Policy and Procedures to support people that self-neglect or demonstrate hoarding behaviour

Appendix 1: Legal Framework and Intervention

Appendix 2: Clutter Image Rating Tool Guidance

      Quick Guide - Identifying and Responding to Self-Neglect and Hoarding


When Adults at Risk Abuse Each Other

SAR Report


Useful documents
Privacy Notices


Idea All KMSAB Policies and Procedures are live documents and are reviewed annually by the Practice, Policy and Procedures Working Group. If you have any comments or suggestions for improvement, please contact the KMSAB Manager by emailing KMSAB@kent.gov.uk.