Bromley CCG works with health service providers and a range of other local agencies in Bromley to make sure that vulnerable adults in the Borough are protected.
Some adults are less able to protect themselves than others, and some have difficulty making their wishes and feelings known. This may make them more vulnerable to abuse. A vulnerable adult can be defined as someone 18 years of age or over who is or may be:
Adult safeguarding in Bromley, including Bromley NHS services, is led through the Bromley Safeguarding Adults Board whose members include the local authority, the police, and the criminal justice system. All partners work together to safeguard vulnerable adults from all forms of abuse, neglect and exploitation.
Bromley Safeguarding Adults Board aims to protect and support vulnerable adults by:
The Herbert Protocol is a national scheme being introduced by the Metropolitan Police which encourages carers to compile information which could be used in the event of a vulnerable person going missing. More information on the scheme can be found here.