Adult Safeguarding – Inter-Agency Level

Including: Liason with Safeguarding Adults Team and other agencies (eg. Police, Social Care), Involvement in safeguarding enquiries and serious case reviews and Awareness of Wider Safeguarding Agenda.

Click on each heading for more detail on the content of the level 3 curriculum in each area, together with participatory and non-participatory learning opportunities:


  • Liaison with Local Safeguarding Adults Board
  • Contribution to inter-agency assessments by gathering and sharing information.
  • Relevance of multi-agency audits and own role in multi-agency inspection processes


  • Contributes to case reviews, panels, internal partnerships and local forms of review
  • Application of lessons learnt from audit and case reviews to improve practice
  • Management of the death of an adult in a safeguarding context.
  • contribution to serious case reviews/case management reviews/significant case reviews, and domestic homicide review processes


  • Implications of legislation, inter-agency policy and national guidance.
  • Interface between safeguarding and the criminal justice system
  • Key statutory and non-statutory guidance and legislation including Human Rights Act and mental capacity legislation


Learning Opportunities: Inter-Agency Level

Write Report and consider attending a Section 42 Case Conference via MS Teams
Reflect and disseminate learning to others in the practice.
LSCB Safeguarding Leads Forum and Safeguarding ‘DROP-IN’ Sessions
Monthly Adult and Child, case-based learning, discussions on safeguarding topics and support / advice over MS Teams. For an invitation, please contact: or


LSCB Adult Escalation Document
Resolving professional differences. Read and reflect.
LSCB Adult Safeguarding Adult Reviews
Outcomes of local SCRs. Read and reflect using reflective template.
Safeguarding Legislation
Read and reflect, Care Act 2014, Mental Capacity Act 2005
Mental Capacity Act Code of Practice

(Page last updated: April 2023)