Cheshire East
Safeguarding Adults Board

Information for professionals

Domestic Abuse and Safeguarding

Information about domestic abuse can also be found on the Cheshire East Live Well site. Please see guidance below on how to recognise and respond to domestic abuse.

Domestic Abuse and Caring for an Older Person living with Dementia

Research is showing that there is a definitive link between domestic abuse and dementia, and that domestic abuse occurs more often in partners or families when someone is living with dementia. Please see helpful tools and guidance to support people in identifying and responding to these concerns. 

Information sharing

Cheshire East has revised the Cheshire East Multi Agency Information Sharing Agreement (PDF, 1.7MB) and this received approval from the LSAB in July 2016.

This document has been agreed by all multi-agency partnerships across Cheshire East including LSCB, LSAB, CEDSAP and SCEP.

Violent extremism

Information about Violent extremism/Prevent is available on the Cheshire East LSCB website.

Violent extremism/Prevent e-learning

Violent Extremism/ Prevent E-Learning is now available – In order to access the e-learning modules for this you will need to complete the Cheshire East LSCB e-learning registration form.

You will then receive login details which will allow you entry to the e-learning platform. If you are experiencing any difficulties please contact lscbtrainingadministrator@cheshireeast.gov.uk.

Mental Capacity Act – YouTube Resource

Our partners at Mid Cheshire Hospital NHS Foundation Trust have produced the following two excellent short video clips focussing on the application of the Mental Capacity Act (MCA). The videos explain the key principles of the MCA and how they work in practice within the hospital setting.

An introduction to the Mental Capacity Act (2005)

Mental Capacity Assessment - Nurse-led scenario