London Safeguarding Adult Network (LSAN)

Mary Wynne

Mary Wynne

Chair: Mary Wynne

Membership: The Network’s core members are the Safeguarding Adult Leads for each Borough. Associate membership is one representative from the Metropolitan Police, London Fire Brigade, NHSE, London Ambulance Service and Skills for Care.

Discussion Forum

Key Aims for 2016/17

  • To promote and implement the London Multi Agency Adult Safeguarding Policy and Procedures
  • To promote the adoption of best practice both within individual London Boroughs safeguarding arrangements and relevant London wide partner services
  • To develop and review London wide written policy and guidance, in partnership with other relevant agencies and Safeguarding Adults’ Boards, for safeguarding adults at risk
  • To liaise with relevant London wide groups on specific areas of common work e.g. mental capacity
  • To form sub-groups, as agreed by the LSAN membership, with a remit to undertake specific pieces of work in connection with the above core functions


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Recent News

Law Commission report: Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty

The Law Commission recommends that the DoLS should be replaced with a new scheme called the Liberty Protection Safeguards.   The final report (which includes the draft Bill) and other project documents are available here. The report and draft Bill will now be considered by Government.[...]

Links to videos on the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner youtube channel

CQC Guidance: Needs assessments on hospital discharge by providers

Guidance: Needs assessments on hospital discharge | Care Quality Commission  There have been some concerns expressed that care home providers will not readmit people after periods in hospital without conducting full, in person assessments of need. We would like to make clear the legal requirements around this and offer some best practice guidance. This approach applies equally to community adult social care services. Regulation 9 of the 2014 Regulated Activities Regulations This is clear that providers must undertake a needs assessment before providing a service, and do so in collaboration with the person being cared for or someone with legal powers to make relevant[...]

Future meetings and events

No Events

Past meetings and events

Date/Time Event Notes
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Social Work Practice with people experiencing controlling and coercive behaviour

Enter Feedback

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
London Safeguarding Adults Network - November 2016
London Councils, London
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
London Safeguarding Adults Network - September 2016
London Councils, London
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
London Safeguarding Adults Network - July 2016
London Councils, London

Please note this meeting has been rescheduled from 13th July 2016.

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
London Safeguarding Adults Network - May 2016
Kensington Town Hall, London


10:00 am - 1:00 pm
London Safeguarding Adults Network - March 2016
Kensington Town Hall, London
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
London Safeguarding Adults Network - January 2016
London Councils, London
10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Developing London Workforce Plan across the care sector

Write Up from the event

09/07/2015 - 10/07/2015
All Day
Safeguarding Adults and Domestic Abuse Workshop

RipFa have offered London ADASS a one day workshop on Domestic Abuse.

The first two of these will be held on the 9th and 10th July with a further date to be confirmed for September.

Please register your interest via Eventbrite :       


2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
London Safeguarding Adult Network - July 2015
Kensington Town Hall, London

Regular network meeting.
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2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pan London Policies and Procedures - Section 8 - Provider Concerns Workshop - LSAN Feedback
London Councils, London
9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Sector Led Improvement Annual Workshop

Slides from the event

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
London Care Act Regional Consultation Event - 24th February 2015

Slides from the event


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