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

Making Safeguarding Personal; London ADASS regional temperature check report and analysis

The Care Act guidance states that Making Safeguarding Personal (MSP) means that safeguarding should “be person-led and outcome-focused. It engages the person in a conversation about how best to respond to their safeguarding situation in a way that enhances involvement, choice and control as well as improving quality of life, wellbeing and safety” DH, March 2016 (para 14.15). This is in the context of a definition of safeguarding that embraces partnership and prevention to achieve personalised outcomes, addressing both safety and wellbeing alongside the person. (DH, March 2016, para 14.7). This report provides a detailed description and analysis of the 26 MSP ‘temperature check’ conversations held in May[...]

Learning from SARs report

This project undertook an analysis of the nature and content of 27 safeguarding adults reviews commissioned and completed by London Safeguarding Adults Boards since implementation of the Care Act 2014 on 1st April 2015. To access the report click here[...]

Risk Summits – National Guidance, Third edition, July 2017

Risk Summits provide a mechanism to bring the health and care system together very quickly when a serious, specific concern about the quality of care has been raised. Like Quality Surveillance Groups (see above), they are an important tool within the wider quality framework set out in the NQB’s Shared Commitment to Quality. They should only be called very occasionally. This document provides practical advice and guidance about how to run an effective Risk Summit<[...]

Future meetings and events

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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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