New Safeguarding Adults Derbyshire App

The app is free and is available from your App store.

The App has been designed for all NHS Staff and those within partner agencies. As we know safeguarding is ‘everybody’s’ business.   It is useful for all staff, who provide care and support, whatever their role, to any adult in any setting.  It uses innovative swipe screen technology to guide you through a series of decision referral pathways, making it easier to recognise risk and know what to do if you have a concern. There is a wealth of practical advice and information, the App has links to referral processes and operational polices and guidance.

The App provides Professionals with :

  • The categories of abuse
  • Hate crime
  • The principles of Safeguarding Adults
  • Making Safeguarding Personal (MSP)
  • What to do if you have a concern about an adult at risk
  • How to share information in the right way
  • Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE)
  • Adult Trafficking / Modern Slavery
  • Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
  • The Government’s PREVENT Strategy, and Channel

The referral pathways include :

  •  Safeguarding Adults
  • FGM
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Mental Capacity Act 2005

As well as practical information relating to Safeguarding, the App contains a complete list of essential contact details for Derby City and Derby County staff and links to local policies and national guidance.

What are you waiting for ?

You are invited to download the app from the Play Store (Android) and the App Store (iOS). If they search for "safeguarding adults" and look for the colourful umbrella, it's easy.

The links below will also access the App, however we have been advised that it is best to search in the store.