Good Practice Guidance: Adult Safeguarding


Our new good practice guide produced with the kind support of Chris Grose, Head of Housing Advisory Services at Capsticks; and Sarah Davis, Senior Policy and Practice Officer, Chartered Institute of Housing, on behalf of the Housing and Safeguarding Adults Alliance is a handy source of practical information which highlights key considerations, signposts you to other sources of information, and includes good practice examples.


  1. Introduction
  2. Background and legislation
  3. About abuse
  4. About safeguarding
  5. Safeguarding processes
  6. The role of housing
  7. Case management
  8. Professional boundaries
  9. Handling the media
  10. Case study
  11. Good practice in dealing with safeguarding issues
  12. Further information and resources
  13. Share your views

Adult Safeguarding – good practice checklist