NEW Practice guidance: Safeguarding and Falls

HCPA and Hertfordshire County Council have worked together to develop practice guidance for Safeguarding and Falls. Not every fall will need to be reported as a safeguarding issue, this practice guidance covers the following topics to ensure correct reporting: What to...

Safeguarding Practice

To safeguard is to ensure we are enabling people to live free from harm or neglect, protecting their fundamental human rights, their health, and their wellbeing. Safe is one of the key lines of enquiry in CQC inspections and is fundamental when we talk about...

Hertfordshire Policy on Mental Capacity – Issue 9

Please note that Issue 9 of the Hertfordshire Policy on Mental Capacity is now available on the HSAB website: Hertfordshire Policy on Mental Capacity Mental capacity assessment form HCC’s MCA app provides a quick reference to the key principles of the...

The impact and Dynamics of Domestic Abuse learning hub newsletter

The Hertfordshire Learning Hub is an important two-way feedback loop between front line practitioners and the Strategic Safeguarding Partnership/Board. The Learning Hub in March 2022 will focus on the Impact and Dynamics of Domestic Abuse with several sessions...