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.

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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

Intermediate care including reablement NICE guideline [NG74]

This guideline covers referral and assessment for intermediate care and how to deliver the service. Intermediate care is a multidisciplinary service that helps people to be as independent as possible. It provides support and rehabilitation to people at risk of hospital admission or who have been in hospital. It aims to ensure people transfer from hospital to the community in a timely way and to prevent unnecessary admissions to hospitals and residential care. [...]

Winter-readiness information for London care homes

As winter approaches, it is important that care home managers are reminded and updated on important health considerations for their residents. Care home residents and staff in long-stay residential care homes are particularly influenza (flu) and stomach infections (such as norovirus). These are very infectious and cause outbreaks in residential settings due to the close contact between residents and staff. Transmission can sometimes be facilitated by inadequate infection control practices by carers Elderly people or those with chronic illnesses are also at risk of developing complications from certain vaccine-preventable diseases such as pneumococcal, flu and shingles infections. It is important that they are immunised to prevent such complications or reduce[...]

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[...]

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